The University of Memphis men's golf team finished in fifth place on Tuesday at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational hosted by UAB in Birmingham, Ala.
M. Golf - Competing in a field that includes five teams from the top 50 in the country, the University of Memphis men's golf team had stiff competition in looking to defending its tournament title at the Shoal Creek Invitational, hosted by Graeme McDowell.
The Tigers are looking to claim the tournament title for the second-consecutive year after the 22-under performance a year ago.
The Tigers fired a 298 for a +14 round on the final day of action and finished with a 309-316-298--923 (+71) to conclude the tournament.
The Tigers' finished +57 with a 309-316--625 after the first two rounds, in 12th-place on the 7,300 yard-par 71 course.
The Tigers shot 289-286-298--873 (+9) over the two day event to finish two-strokes behind winner, Louisiana Tech.
The University of Memphis men's golf team finished in first-place after the opening two rounds at the Memphis Intercollegiate at Colonial Country Club.
The Memphis men's golf team hosts the Memphis Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday at the Colonial Country Club.
Blake Smart, who helped the University of Oklahoma's golf program return to being a national contender and previously had unmatched success as head coach at Kennesaw State, has been named the men's golf coach at the University of Memphis.
Grant Robbins, who coached the University of Memphis men's golf team to five NCAA Regional appearances including each of the past four years, during an 11-year coaching stint at his alma mater has been tabbed the 13th men's golf coach at Kansas State.
M. Golf - 5/17/2014
The University of Memphis men's golf team completed NCAA Regional tournament play Saturday, shooting 873 (+21) and finishing 10th.
- The University of Memphis men's golf team finished first round action Friday after a rain suspended Thursday, in addition to completing second round play. The Tigers sit tied for 10th place with a score of 577 (+9), 10 shots behind fifth place and advancing to the NCAA...