Freshman Luke Powell carries his golf clubs on the course. (Courtesy of Ross Turteltaub/UCLA Athletics)
Men’s golfConnor Dullinger, Daily Bruin contributor
The Bruins will be heading across the Pacific Ocean.
UCLA men’s golf is traveling to Waimea, Hawaii for a three-day tournament, in which it will compete at the 33rd annual Amer Ari Invitational at the Mauna Lani Golf Course.
The Bruins finished a few shots away from victory once again.
UCLA men’s golf finished in a tie for third at the Southwestern Invitational Collegiate with a total score of 9-under 843 on Wednesday.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 12:01 a.m.
It was a tournament of firsts for the Bruins.
In a two-day tournament spanning Sunday to Monday, UCLA men’s golf competed in The Copper Cup – its first tournament of the new year – at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Arizona.
The Bruins will embark on a new golfing adventure in the desert.
“We haven’t played a competitive style of alternate shot,” said sophomore Kyle An. “We’ve practiced it before, but we’re basically, honestly, going in kind of blind.”
UCLA men’s golf is gearing up for its first tournament of the new year, in which it will switch up the style of play in a two-day event at The Copper Cup in Maricopa, Arizona.
This post was updated Oct 12 at 10:01 p.m.
Anthony Aroyan, Daily Bruin staff
The Bruins are returning home following an undefeated run in the Pacific Northwest.
Luke Powell is no stranger to winning.
Mere months ago, the freshman claimed the CIF Southern Section Individual Regional title as well as the CIF State Championship in his final year of high school.
This post was updated Oct. 1 at 10:02 p.m.
Luke Powell finished third at the Bruins’ first tournament of the season.
The freshman said the groundwork for success begins at practice in order to improve on his early high finish.
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