Golf Finishes Second At 49er Collegiate Classic, Wood & Takemoto Standout

February 25, 2000

Long Beach, Calif. - The UC Santa Barbara golf team shot a final round 289 to pass host Long Beach State and finish second at the 49er Collegiate Classic at Virginia Country Club in Long Beach.

Junior Jeff Wood had the best performance of his career, shooting a three-round total of 289 to finish in a tie for second place. Wood entered the final round with a 144 and shot an outstanding 70 in the final round.

Naoya Takemoto shot a 218 to finish seventh.

While UCSB finished second, the University of Alabama-Birmingham easily posted the win, shooting an 859, a 20-shot victory margin.