UTEP Men’s Golf Completes First Tournament of Spring Season

TUCSON, Az. – UTEP senior Aaron Terrazas fired a 3-under par and finished as the top Miner as the Arizona Intercollegiate wrapped up play on Tuesday at Sewailo Golf Club (par 71/7,292 yards).

Overall, the Miners (282-288-286—856) finished in 12th after shooting a 4-over par. Host school Arizona (280-272-263—815) fired a 37-under par to claim the championship, while no. 11 Arizona State (280-267-271—818) placed second with a 34-under par.

As far as the individual placings, Terrazas (70-72-68—210) finished tied for 25th, while Oskar Ambrosius (69-69-74—212) placed tied for 32nd and tallied 13 birdies during the two-day event

Terrazas finished with a team-most 38 pars, while he eagled hole no. 12 (par 4). Terrazas also tallied three birdies on the day.

Greg Yellin (69-75-71—215) placed tied for 45th and registered his best 54-hole score. Yellin’s first round of 69 was also a career low. Ben Getman (74-72-75—221) finished tied for 68th after firing a season-low 221 and Santiago Castilla (76-78-73—227) finished 80th.

Texas A&M’s no. 52-ranked Chandler Phillips (67-63-64—194) won the tournament after firing a 7-under par on Tuesday. Phillips shot a 19-under par overall, while no. 82-ranked Arizona’s Trevor Werbylo (69-68-65—202) placed second after shooting an 11-under par.

Nine ranked individual players competed during the three rounds of action and four ranked school competed. No. 18 Texas A&M (-20) finished tied for fourth, no. 41 UCLA (-17) placed sixth and no. 9 BYU (-9) placed ninth.

Up next, UTEP will make the trip across the Pacific Ocean and compete at the John Burns Intercollegiate Feb. 21-23. The Miners will play three rounds in three days at the Wailua Municipal Golf Course (par 72/6,991 yards) in Lihue, Kauai, Hawai’i.