No. 37 @MemphisMGolf Finishes Old Waverly Collegiate Championship Tied for 11th

April 8, 2014

WEST POINT, Miss. – The University of Memphis men’s golf team completed action at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship Tuesday afternoon, shooting a 297 (+9) in the final round to put them at 878 (+14) for the tournament, tying with Louisiana for 12th place in the 15 team field.

The host school, Mississippi State, took home the team championship with a score of 859 (-5). They shot the lowest 2nd round score (282) in the field and then shoot 281 (-7) in the third round to edge Cincinnati by one stroke. 

Cory Gaylord had his best round to finish the tournament, shooting a 70 (-2) to put him at 215 (-1) after the 54-holes and tying him with three others for ninth place individually. Gaylord shot even par in the first round, followed by 73 in the second around before finishing the tournament with a round of 70.

Will Pearson finished seven strokes behind Gaylord, shooting three rounds of 74 in the tournament to finish with 222 (+6) and tied for 41st place. Thanks to 14 golfers scoring 222, Thomas Perrot and Florian Loutre both tied for 55th place despite being just one stroke behind Pearson. The sophomore duo each finished with scores of 223 (+7). Perrot shot rounds of 74, 70 and 79 in the tournament, while Loutre scored 71, 74 and 78.

Lars Van Meijel rounded out the scoring for the Tigers, shooting 228 (+12) for the tournament, with rounds of 73, 80 and 75. 

The Tigers will head west to Santa Cruz, Calif. for their next tournament with The Western Intercollegiate being held April 12-13 at the Pasatiempo Golf Club. 14 teams will compete in the tournament that enters it's 68th year. Cal Berkeley took the 2013 title with a score of 1051 (+1), beating out mostly west coast teams. This year Cal returns, along with host institution San jose State, Arizona State, San Diego State, Stanford, UC Irvine, Hawaii, Oregon, Southern California, Texas, UTEP, Washington, SMU and Memphis. The tournament will be the final competition for the Tigers before the american Conference Championship April 27-29. 

current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
  Mississippi State
-5 F   -7 296 282 281 859
2
  Cincinnati
-4 F   -8 289 291 280 860
3
  Mississippi
-2 F   +2 289 283 290 862
4
  Florida
+2 F   -2 289 291 286 866
T5
  South Alabama
+3 F   +5 286 288 293 867
T5
  Chattanooga
+3 F   +1 295 283 289 867
T5
  Austin Peay State
+3 F   -1 291 289 287 867
8
  Southeastern Louisiana
+10 F   +1 291 294 289 874
T9
  Louisiana Tech
+11 F   -6 298 295 282 875
T9
  Troy
+11 F  E 302 285 288 875
11
  Charleston Southern
+13 F   +2 297 290 290 877
T12
  Louisiana
+14 F   +5 291 294 293 878
T12
37 Memphis
+14 F   +9 290 291 297 878
14
  Southern Mississippi
+17 F   -3 305 291 285 881
15
  Wichita State
+24 F   +8 298 294 296 888
T12 Memphis 290 291 297 878
T9 Cory Gaylord 72 73 70 215
T41 Will Pearson 74 74 74 222
T55 Thomas Perrot 74 70 79 223
T55 Florian Loutre 71 74 78 223
T70 Lars Van Meijel 73 80 75 228

 

 

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