Washington men’s golf team finishes second in Japan event

Updated: October 1, 2013

Washington men’s golf finished their first tournament of the season placing second behind Tohoku Fukushi University. The Dawgs finished with a three-day total of 12-under 819, nine strokes off the lead and one clear of UAB who finished third.

The top three teams entered the day within three strokes of each other, but it was Tohoku Fukushi who had the low round of the day to earn the tournament title. The Dawgs finished the final round with a score of 4-over 284, the identical score to UAB to hold off the Blazers as the top American team.

Freshman Corey Pereira had the low final round for Washington, firing a 1-under 69. Pereira had and impressive collegiate debut with three rounds in the 60’s to finish at 4-under 206 to tie for fifth. Kenta Konishi and Taihei Sato of Tohoku Fukushi tied for the overall title at 7-under 203.