Kansas, Ward Win Stevinson Ranch Invitational

March 22, 2005


The University of Kansas men’s golf team took home first place, in a 14-team field, at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club (par-72, 7,206 yards) in Stevinson, Calif. The Jayhawks shot a final round of 299 to give them a two day score of 872.

The Jayhawks won the tournament by 20 strokes, which was the most by any team in the tournament’s history. This marks the second straight year the `Hawks have won the title and the sixth time in seven seasons. The win was the second team title for KU this spring.

Senior Kevin Ward won the tournament by six strokes after posting a three round score of 208. With the win, Ward collected his third title as a Jayhawk and his first of the spring season.

Sophomore Tyler Docking finished in fourth place with a 216. Sophomore Gary Woodland tied for 13th place after he posted a two-day score of 221. Junior Luke Trammell finished in tie for 23rd with a 227. Junior Pete Krsnich placed in a tie for 75th with a 244. Freshman John Newcomer, who competed as an individual, also finished in a tie for 75th with a 244.

Kansas will next be in action at the 59th Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, Calif. on March 28-29.

Team Results

Place School Score
1 Kansas 872
T2 Kansas State 892
T2 Nebraska 892
4 Missouri 893
T5 Colorado 894
T5 Denver 894
T5 Wichita State 894
8 Illinois State 906
9 CSU-Stanislaus 915
10 San Diego 918
T12 Drake 919
T12 Iowa State 920
13 SMS 933
14 Boise State 938

Individual Results

Place Name School Score
1 Kevin Ward Kansas 68-64-76-208
2 Ben Kern Kansas State 71-68-75-214
3 Edward McGlasson Colorado 70-69-76-215
4 Tyler Docking Kansas 72-74-70-216
5 Jimmy Cunningham Denver 70-72-75-217

Kansas Results
1 Kevin Ward 68-64-76-208
4 Tyler Docking 72-74-70-216
T13 Gary Woodland 71-73-77-221
T23 Luke Trammell 75-76-76-227
T75 Pete Krsnich 76-81-87-244
*T75 John Newcomer 79-83-82-244
*-denotes playing as an individual