Washington's men's golf team is in third place going into the final round of the Duck Invitational in Eugene, Ore.
EUGENE, Ore. — After a long day and 36 holes at Eugene Country Club, the Huskies are right back where they started in the Duck Invitational: even par.
Five UW men’s golfers combined to shoot 576, putting them in third place, nine strokes behind host Oregon (567) and two behind second-place Southern Methodist (174). Washington State (585) is seventh in the 15-team event.
Cheng-Tsung Pan led the Huskies with a pair of 2-under par 70s and is tied for fifth at 4-under 140.
UW senior Chris Williams, the No. 1-ranked amateur in the world, is tied for 14th at even-par 144. The final round is Tuesday.
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