Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Men Golfers Tie for Fourth at Turtle Bay Event

November 10, 2007–The UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 13-under-par 275 and finished in a tie for fourth place on Wednesday at the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate played at Turtle Bay Resort. Tennessee led wire-to-wire and won the tournament at 64-under 800 after a final-round 27-under 261. UC Irvine finished second, 21 shots back at 43-under. UT-Arlington finished third at 41-under, while Saint Mary's, UNLV and Charleston all tied for fourth at 35-under 829. The home Las Vegas golf course for UNLV is the exclusive and private Southern Highlands Golf Club, the last co-design of the father and son due ot Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Sr. The Rebels also have access to many other Las Vegas golf courses including Rio Secco Golf Club, Cascata, Las Vegas Country Club, TPC Canyons and many others.

UNLV was led individually by Seung-su Han, who shot a final-round 5-under 67 to finish in a tie for 13th place at 11-under 205. Tennessee's Charles Ford and UC Irvine's Sean Shahi finished as co-champions at 16-under.

Other Rebel final-round scores, totals and places: Matt Kinsinger, 69, 208, T21st; Brandon Loska, 69, 208, T21st; Eddie Olson, 70, 211, T44th; Jarred Texter, 70, 213, T51st.

The Turtle Bay Intercollegiate concluded the fall season for the Rebels. UNLV will be back in action January 28-29, at the PING Arizona Intercollegiate in Tucson, Ariz.

Report: Andy Grossman, UNLV Sports Information Director

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