Men's Golf Finishes Ninth at Louisiana Classics

March 5, 2013

 

Team    Rounds Score
1 2 3 F
1. No. 20 Illinois 292 287 287 866 +2
2. No. 14 LSU 298 294 282 874 +10
3. No. 34 Houston 294 298 284 876 +12
T4. No. 38 Tulsa 303 287 287 877 +13
T4. No. 23 Kent State 298 289 290 877 +13
6. Kansas 292 294 295 881 +17
7. Southeastern La. 301 288 296 885 +21
8. No. 47 South Alabama 298 294 294 886 +22
9. Memphis 304 298 296 898 +34
10. Louisiana-Lafayette 305 295 299 899 +35
11. Texas State 302 304 304 910 +46
12. Southern Miss 312 301 298 911 +47
13. UTSA 306 310 297 913 +49
 14. Louisiana Tech 303 309 304 916 +52
Memphis Leaders
1 2 3 F
T7 Thomas Perrot 70 72 74 216 E
T48 Cory Gaylord 78 73 77 228 +12
T48 Grant Milner 78 76 74 228 +12
T52 Steve Lee 78 77 74 229 +13
T75 Will Pearson 83 80 74 237 +21

LAFAYETTE, La. - The University of Memphis men's golf team fired their best round of the Louisiana Classics on Tuesday with an 8-over-par 296, but only managed to move up one place on the final day of play to finish in ninth.

Newcomer Thomas Perrot led the Tigers for the second-straight tournament, tying for seventh with an even par 216. Perrot shot a 2-over-par 74 in final round Tuesday. Cory Gaylord and Grant Milner tied for 48th with a 12-over-par 228 after carding a 77 and 74, respectively, in the third round of play. Steve Lee fired his best round score of the tournament with a 74 to tie for 52nd with 229. Will Pearson also improved in the final round, carding a 74 to total 237 and tie for 75th.

No. 20 Illinois took the team title with a 2-over-par 866 with No. 14 LSU eight strokes back at 874 (+10). No. 34 Houston edged out No. 38 Tulsa and No. 23 Kent State by one stroke with an 876 (+12) to round out the top five teams.

Memphis is back in action next week for Auburn's Tiger Invitational on the Robert Trent Jones Grand National Golf Course, Mar. 11-12, in Opelika, Ala.


 

 

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