Simi Valley, CA - Brown opened its 2014 spring golf season on the West Coast, falling to Pepperdine, 6-1, in a match played at par 74, 6,972-yard the Wood Ranch Golf Club. The Bears will continue their Spring Trip on Thursday with a round at the L.A. Country Club in Los Angeles.
Playing against Pepperdine's top lineup, Brown senior Kyohei Itamura was the lone Brown winner, earning a 1-up victory over Waves' freshman Robin Kang. Senior Nelson Hargrove pushed Pepperdine's Jeremy Sanders, a two-time US Amateur qualifier, before falling 4&2.
Brown returns to the Northeast and will play again at the Met Invitational on April 5 at the Century Club in Purchase, New York.
1. Jeremy Sanders (PEP) d. Nelson Hargrove, 4&2
2. Frederick Wedel (PEP) d. Justin Miller, 5&4
3. Kevin DeHuff (PEP) d. Peter Callas, 5&4
4. David Pelekoudas (PEP) d. Jack Wilson, 6&5
5. Parker Page (PEP) d. Connor Lynch, 4&3
6. Nick Thomas (PEP) d. Chad Carlson, 4&3
7. Kyohei Itamura (Brown) d. Robin Kang, 1-up