12-under Third Round Pushes @MemphisMGolf Into First Place Finish at Shoal Creek Intercollegiate

Oct. 1, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Memphis men's golf team shot a 12-under 276 in the third round of the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate to finish 22-under-par and in first place overall out of the 12-team tournament.

"I am just so proud of these guys," said head coach Grant Robbins. "Today's round goes up there as one of the best I've seen as a coach. To shoot 22-under-par on a major championship course like Shoal Creek shows that we can play with any team in the country. We just have to believe in ourselves and keep working."

Freshman Lars Van Meijel shot a tournament best 66 in the third round to finish 8-under-par at 208 and tied for first overall.

Will Pearson shot his third round of 70 for the tournament, finishing tied for third overall at 210. Erwan Vieilledent shot even par on Tuesday, to finish 1-under-par at 215. 

Cory Gaylord shot the second best round of the day for the Tigers, shooting 4-under to finish the tournament at 1-over with 217 strokes. John Luke Tyner rounded out the Tigers scores, shooting a 5-over in the third round to finish with 232 strokes. 

The Tigers are back in action Oct. 11-13 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in Johnson City, Tenn. The East Tennessee State hosted tournament will be played at the 7,147 yard, 72-par, Blackthorn Club. 

TEAM LEADERBOARD (Day One) 1 2 3 Total MEMPHIS LEADERS 1 2 3 Total
1 Memphis -22 280 286 276 842 1 Lars Van Meijel 69 73 66 208
2 UAB -16 283 273 292 848 T3 Will Pearson 70 70 70 210
T3 Mississippi -7 280 278 299 857 T12 Erwan Vieilledent 72 71 72 215
T3 Florida -7 296 275 286 857 T20 Cory Gaylord 69 80 68 217
5 UCF E 285 288 291 864 T58 John Luke Tyner 83 72 77 232
6 Liberty +2 284 284 298 866
7 Georgia Southern +11 287 285 303 875
8 North Texas +15 293 296 290 879
9 North Florida +20 292 295 297 884
10 Missouri +23 291 292 304 887
11 Tulsa +26 303 292 295 890
12 Toledo +40 303 289 312 904

 

 

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