Men's Golf Takes a Sixth Place Finish at High Country Shootout

Jeff Kelley approaches the green at the Links at Sierra Blancas in Ruidoso, NM this past weekend. (Photo by Joe Montana)
Jeff Kelley approaches the green at the Links at Sierra Blancas in Ruidoso, NM this past weekend. (Photo by Joe Montana)

RUIDOSO, N.M. – A strong third round helped propel the Mesa men's golf team to a sixth place finish among 11 top NJCAA teams at the High Country Shootout played at The Links at Sierra Blanca G.C. Sunday and Monday.  

MCC shot a 285 after going 291-290 in the opening two rounds for a two-over- par 866 total.  

Leading the way for the T-Birds was Jeff Kelley with a four-under- par 73-73- 67—212 which placed him tied for 11th.  

Dean Harpe and Jake Guess both tied for 31st.  Harpe fired a 75-74- 69—218 and Guess carded a 73-71-74—218. Mesa's fourth scorer was Zane Smith with a 73-72- 75—220, tying him for 38th place.  

MCC will wrap up its Fall season at the Colorado State-Mesa Fall Invite Oct. 23-25.

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