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Monday
Feb132017

Pepperdine's Sahith Theegala Qualifies For Genesis Open!

Three swell things happened Monday at Riviera: Jordan Spieth showed up less than 24 hours after winning the AT&T National Pro-Am to play in the third annual Collegiate Showcase, Pepperdine won the team competition led by Web.com Tour Player Jeff Gove (good for $50,000 to the program), and Pepperdine's Saweeth Theegala won low medalist honors and a spot in this week's Genesis Open.

The Chino Hills sophomore posted a 69 to beat UCLA's Tyler Collier by one.

He spoke to Golf Central following the round.

And he was well supported in the effort:

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Reader Comments (5)

Looks like Saweeth is doing a great job of growing the game. Play well this week, ST
02.13.2017 | Unregistered CommenterPasaplayer
Good to see the Woods Foundation keeping this event going. Great way to highlight college golf and raise some money.
02.13.2017 | Unregistered CommenterOB
Honest question: what does Pepperdine Golf do with $50,000 that they hadn't factored into the budget previously?
02.14.2017 | Unregistered CommenterPGT
Each team member will be fitted for a new set of PXG clubs? That should eat up the $50K pretty quickly.
02.14.2017 | Unregistered CommenterKeith - NYC
Ye gods. Which one is he.

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