March 23, 1999
EUGENE, Ore. - Washington State golfers Brian Flugstad and Jermey Champoux led the Cougars to a sixth place finish in the Oregon Duck Invitational at the Eugene Country Club March 22-23.
Flugstad, a redshirt freshman, ended the two-day tournament with a career best 54-hole total of 220. A native of Bothell, Wash., Flugstad earned his first top 10 finish with a tie for 10th place. Senior Jeremy Champoux finished with a 224 on his scorecard and in a four-way tie for 14th place.
Other Cougar men also played well including newcomer Jeff Gustafson, who finished in a five-way tie for 35th place. In his third tournament as a Cougar, the junior transfer from Battleground, Wash., shot a career low of 73 and ended with his best finish this season.
Tournament host Oregon captured the tournament title. Oregon's Adrian Burtner won a second-hole playoff to beat Ben Crane (Oregon) and Matt Jones (Arizona State) and take top individual honors.
UP NEXT: The Cougar men travel to Irvine, Calif. to compete in the Anteater Invitational hosted by UC-Irvine March 29-30.
WSU RESULTS: T10) Brian Flugstad, 72-76-72 --- 220. T14) Jeremy Champoux, 74-76-74 --- 224. T35) Jeff Gustafson, 79-73-77 --- 229. T46) Jon Reehoorn, 77-77-78 --- 232. T56) Eric Toomey, 78-82-76 --- 236. T75) Matt Hartley, 81-75-87 --- 243.
WSU ROSTER: Jeremy Champoux, Yakima, Wash.; Brian Flugstad, Bothell, Wash.; Jeff Gustafson, Battleground, Wash.; Matt Hartley, Longview, Wash.; Eric Toomey, Snohomish, Wash.