GOLF – Men
Lions card second-best 54-hole score in program history in seventh place finish at St. Edward’s Invitational
AUSTIN – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s golf moved up one spot in the final day of action to finish in seventh place at the St. Edward’s Invitational at the Onion Creek Golf Club on Tuesday.
The Lions shot 293 on the par 70 course in Tuesday’s third round to complete the event with a 54-hole total of 867 (284-290-293, +27). Midwestern State won the event. The aggregate score is the second-best 54-hole total in school history.
Grayson Benavides was the Lions’ top finisher in a tie for sixth place at 212 (69-70-73, +2) after shooting three-over-par on Tuesday.
Two Lions shot two-over par 72 in Tuesday’s round, with Hagan Wood shooting seven birdies in a wild round of golf. Wood tied for 21st overall at 216 (+6), while Wilfredo Sanchez placed 29th with a 219 (+9).
Garrett Landers and Nick Louy each shot 76 in Tuesday’s round. Landers tied for 35th at 220, while Louy placed 57th at 227.
The Lions will complete their regular season next week at the Dallas Baptist Patriot Classic. The tournament will be played on Monday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 4, at Hackberry Creek CC in Irving.
|Texas A&M International||291||276||285||852||+12|
|8||Missouri Southern St.||290||289||290||869||+29|
|9||West Texas A&M||284||286||303||879||+36|
|12||Western New Mexico||294||294||309||897||+57|
GOLF – Men
Benavides leads Lion men after 36 holes at St. Edward’s Invitational
AUSTIN – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s golf team sits in eighth place following 36 holes of action at the St. Edward’s Invitational at the Onion Creek Golf Club on Monday.
With favorable conditions on a par 70 course, scores were low across the board. The Lions shot 574 (284-290, +14) on the first day of action.
Grayson Benavides continued his run of solid performances with a 1-under par 139, tied for sixth on the leaderboard. He shot 69 in the opening round and 70 in the second round.
Garrett Landers and Hagan Wood are each tied for 26th individually with scores of 144. Landers shot 71-73 with eight birdies on the day, while Wood had an eagle en route to his 72-72.
Wilfredo Sanchez is tied for 43rd at 147 and Nick Louy is tied for 56th at 151.
The Lions are back on the links on Tuesday for 18 more holes, chasing down a tightly bunched pack, as they are only six strokes outside of the top four.
|Texas A&M International||291||276||567||+7|
|7||West Texas A&M||284||286||573||+13|
|9||Missouri Southern St.||290||289||579||+19|
|Western New Mexico||294||294||588||+28|