This emanate of This Week in Bears covers Collin Morikawa’s opening during a Arnold Palmer Cup, Brandon Chauca’s preference to not play for a Cal men’s basketball group and Kameron Rooks’ send destination.
Morikawa: Junior Collin Morikawa has usually finished dual seasons with a Cal men’s golf team, though a All-American is solemnly creeping in a review to be one of a best Bears to ever graze a greens.
Morikawa not usually helped lead Team USA to a 19.5-11.5 win over Team Europe, though was comparison by both sides to acquire grant into a 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational.
“It was an implausible and noted knowledge I’ll never forget,” pronounced Morikawa in a CalBears interview.
Morikawa separate Friday’s matches in his Arnold Palmer Cup debut. In 4 round play, a youth and former member of Stanford men’s golf Maverick McNealy kick Europe’s Richard Mansell and David Wicks, 2 and 1. The youth and former member of USC men’s golf Sean Crocker fell 4 and 2 to Europe’s Fredrik Nilehn and Hannes Ronneblad.
In singles play Saturday, Morikawa bested Europe’s Rory Franssen, 3 and 2, and was one of 9 Americans to win their solo matches. The youth started off strong, birdieing 4 of his initial 5 holes, and never looked behind to explain a win. Morikawa would tumble to Nilehn in Sunday’s singles play.
Morikawa becomes a sixth actor in Cal story to attend in a Arnold Palmer Cup following his participation.
Chauca and Rooks: Cal basketball has mislaid another actor this offseason as ensure Brandon Chauca will not be returning for his comparison season.
Chauca did not play during a 2016-17 deteriorate as he suffered a damaged wrist in a preseason. If he didn’t get injured, Chauca would have expected come off a dais behind then-freshman ensure Charlie Moore.
With Moore transferring to Kansas, it seemed that Chauca had intensity to moment a starting mark in Cal’s spiteful lineup. Chauca can possibly send or finish his grade during Cal.
Center Kameron Rooks, who announced he will be transferring progressing this year, has committed to San Diego State University. Rooks’ skip leaves a Bears with usually one center.
The detriment of these dual players adds to a prolonged list of players to skip from a program. With Ivan Rabb carrying announced for a NBA draft, Moore and Rooks transferring and 5 players graduating, a Bears usually have 5 players returning from final season.
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