Golf: Cal men win Stanford regional, advance to NCAA championships for third straight year

The Cal men’s golf team will compete in the NCAA championships for the third straight year after winning the Stanford regional by six strokes on Saturday.

The Bears have won six of 13 events they entered this season, but this was their first regional championship.

Cal will be among 30 teams participating in the May 30 through June 3 collegiate nationals at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades.

 The Bears had three top-10 individual finishers at the regionals, led by Brandon Hagy, who finished third with an 11-under-par score of 199. Michael Kim tied for fourth one stroke back and Max Homa tied for 10th with a four-under 206.

San Diego State, Alabama-Birmingham, Stanford and Central Florida nabbed the next four places in the team race and also qualified for the NCAA championships.

— BASEBALL: No. 11 UCLA (38-13, 17-9 Pac-12) scored an 8-5 victory over the Bears (26-24, 9-17), giving the Bruins wins in the first two games of the series at Evans Diamond. The teams play again Sunday at 1 p.m. Cal’s Chad Bunting went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI and Danny Oh was 2 for 3 with two RBI.

Jeff Faraudo

  • Gobears91

    Go Bears!! Good luck at the NCAAs-