The Tigers played at Stockton Golf & Country Club with very solid team golf. The weather was warm and sunny, with temperatures in the high 70's and with gentle breezes at 5-10 mph. The scoring conditions were very favorable on this day. The Tigers won the overall Big 8 Conference Championship (North & South Divisions) by defeating Folsom Lake by 20 shots in the head to head match, shooting a score of 373, or 18 over par for the 5 counting scores. Leading the way for Reedley was Tommy O'Rourke, who shot a superb round of 72 (+1), and finished in T-2nd overall for the tournament. Morgan Cooper posted a nice round of 73, finishing in a T-5th position for the day!! Bailey Flickinger and Dylan Otto each shot rounds of 75 for the Tigers. Xavier Coreno carded a round of 78 to cap the scoring on the day for Reedley. All 5 Tigers posted rounds in the 70's for a real solid team effort. The victory extended the Tigers conference streak to 5 consecutive years that the men have won the championship (2015-2019), and the Tiger Men's Golf Program has now won 8 of the last 9 conference championships dating back to 2011! The Tigers' were also well represented on the Big 8 South Division All Conference Team with 5 players receiving the honors. Morgan Cooper ended up as the Most Valuable Player, and Tommy O'Rourke, Bailey Flickinger, Dylan Otto and Xavier Coreno also were unanimous 1st Team selections. Next up is the Northern California Regional Championships on Monday at Yolo Fliers Golf Club in Woodland. Sierra College is the host school. The Championship will be a test of 36 holes of golf in one day. Tee times are set for 7:30 for the morning round, and 1:00 for the afternoon round. The Tigers are defending Northern California Champions!! Go Tigers!!!
Men's Golf Clinches Big 8 In Stockton.
Posted: Apr 29, 2019