Photo courtesy of UCR Athletics.

The UC Riverside men’s golf team shot an 885 (+21) as a team over three rounds at the Industry Hills Golf Club last Tuesday, May 1. Senior Brandon Tsujimoto led the way for the Highlanders and tied for 26th individually, shooting a UCR-best 222 (+6) in the team’s final competition of the 2017-2018 season.


Pos Big West Conference Championships 1st 2nd 3rd Total
8 UC Riverside 290 296 299 885
T26 Brandon Tsujimoto 75 70 77 222
T29 Michael Wong 70 76 77 223
T29 Andrew Spilman 78 75 70 223
T32 Tyler Moore 73 75 76 224
T32 Matt Lutz 72 76 76 224
Team Leaderboard / Individual Leaderboard


Three Highlanders tied for the best round on the team as Tsujimoto (Round 2), junior Michael Wong (Round 1) and junior Andrew Spilman (Round 3) each registered a 70 in the tournament.

Riverside made the most of the par 5’s, shooting -22 as a team with a 4.63 average, ranking 4th in the tournament. As for individual feats, senior Matt Lutz had the 5th best showing with a 4.42 average that earned him a -7 mark. Lutz also led the way on the Par 3’s shooting +2 with a strong 3.17 average to earn 10th in that category.

Tsujimoto notched the 8th most pars in the tournament with 35 and Wong had a Highlander-best 12 birdies, which ranked 9th in the tournament. Both Spilman and Lutz added an eagle.

The Highlanders as a team added 48 birdies on the weekend, which was the 5th best by any team.

Seniors Tsujimoto, Lutz, Andre Vu and Luke Park have all played their final rounds with UC Riverside.