UNLV Returns From Hawaii With Eyes On Prestigious Home Tournament

The Rebels completed their annual journey to the John Burns Intercollegiate with a 6th-place finish and now look ahead to their prestigious home tournament, the Southern Highlands Collegiate, often referred to unofficially as the masters of college golf due to the quality of the tournament. In Hawaii, The Rebels were led individually by sophomore John Oda, who tied for 18th at even-par 216 after a final-round 2-over 74. Sophomore Shintaro Ban and senior Zane Thomas each tied for 26th at 2-over. Ban was 1-over on Friday, while Thomas was 2-over.

Other Rebels: freshman Harry Hall tied for 36th at 4-over after a final-round 2-under 70 and senior AJ McInerney tied for 49th at 8-over 224 after a final-round even-par 72.

The UNLV men’s golf team shot a final-round 1-over-par 289 and finished in sixth place on Friday at the 40th Annual John A. Burns Intercollegiate, which was played at Kauai’s Wailua Golf Course (par 72, 6,991 yards).
The Rebels finished the 54-hole tournament with a total of 6-over 870.
The Southern Highlands Collegiate will be Las Vegas, March 7-9, at the Rebels’ home course, the private Southern Highlands Golf Club. It is annually features one of the toughest fields in all of college golf. The public is encouraged to attend the event. There is no cost for admission.