Tigers Jump Into Fifth Place At Fall Beach Golf Classic
Nov. 5, 2002
Mobile, AL - The University of Memphis Tiger golf team played well in tough conditions and moved from eighth place to a fifth place finish at the South Alabama Fall Beach Classic in Mobile. The Tigers turned in a third round team score of four under par 284 and finished with a score of 859, five strokes under par.
Kentucky won the team competition with a 54-hole total of 845. Jacksonville State finished two strokes back at 847. Southeastern Louisiana was third with a score of 848. Conference USA member Southern Mississippi is fourth at 851 and the Tigers rounded out the top five.
Gareth Maybin of South Alabama won individual honors after carding a final round score of 69 to go with his second round 64. Memphis junior David Jeans tied for 12th to lead all Tiger golfers. Jeans shot a final round 68 to move into the top 15. Sophomore Allan Thomas tied for 19th after posting rounds of 74-70-71--215. Alan Weant tied for 34th at two over par 218.
TEAM SCORES: 1. Kentucky 845 2. Jacksonville State 847 3. Southeastern Louisiana 848 4. Southern Miss 851 5. Memphis 859 6. South Alabama 860 7. Central Florida 865 8. Middle Tennessee 866 9. Arkansas State 869 10. South Florida 871 Tulane 871 12. Oral Roberts 873 13. Western Kentucky 889