Ventura College Athletics

Pirate Golfers Begin Season In Fifth at Pt. Conception Open

The Pirate golf team opened the season with a fourth place finish at the Pt. Conception Open at La Purisma Golf Course in Lompoc.
The Pirate golf team opened the season with a fourth place finish at the Pt. Conception Open at La Purisma Golf Course in Lompoc.

The Pirate golf team opened the 2017 season with a fifth place finish at the Pt. Conception Open at the par-72 La Purisma Golf Club in Lompoc.  Ventura totaled a 787 (395-392) for the two-day event and Joey Herrera was the low man for VC with a combined score of 151 (79-72), good for a seventh place tie individually.  Other Pirate scorers included Denis Kakimoto, 156 (77-79), Brandon Resnick,158 (80-78), Connor Philpott, 161 (77-84), Adam Franc 166 (82-84), and Jonathan Ortiz, 166 (87-79).  Mt. San Jacinto won the team event with a score of 762 followed by Cypress (764), then Santa Barbara (767), and Palomar and VC (787).

The Pirates begin Western State Conference play on Monday Feb. 6 at Valencia Country Club in an event hosted by College of the Canyons.

Pt. Conception Open
At par-72 La Purisima GC
Final scores

1, Mt. San Jacinto 762 (381-381). 2, Cypress 764 (381-383). 3, Santa Barbara 767 (385-382). 4, Palomar 787 (399-388). 5, Ventura 787 (395-392). 6, Reedley 805 (414-391). 7, Citrus 813 (414-399). 8, Mt. San Antonio 833 (428-405). Bakersfield, Glendale, Napa, Taft did not record team score.