Seasiders cruise to Hawaii Challenge victory

Nicolas Herrera tees off on the 11th hole of the Turtle Bay Resort Fazio Course.
Nicolas Herrera tees off on the 11th hole of the Turtle Bay Resort Fazio Course.

KAHUKU, Hawaii – All five golfers for No. 12/14 BYU-Hawaii men's golf finished in the top 10 to win the 2017 Hawaii Challenge Saturday at the Turtle Bay Resort Fazio Course.

The Seasiders finished the 36-hole tournament with a 19-under 557, while Hawaii-Hilo came in second at even par. Hawaii Pacific was third at 3 over followed by Chaminade's 28 over par.

Nicolas Herrera won the individual championship after posting a 2-under 70 Saturday to bring his final score to 12 under par. Jacob Godfrey held on to second place despite a 3-over 75 in the final round, finishing at 7 under for the tournament.

Federico Clausen also posted a 70 in the final round to finish at even par for the tournament and place eighth. Dalton Stanger was ninth at 2 over par after shooting even par over the final 18 holes. Alex Stulce rounded out the field at 3 over par to tie for 10th.

The Seasiders will take the course next April 24 for the PacWest Men's Golf Championships at Turtle Bay Resort. Live scoring will be available. 

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