Tulsa Golfers Place Fourth at Louisiana Classics
March 5, 2013
Lafayette, La. - The Tulsa men's golf team finished in fourth-place tie at the 28th Annual Louisiana Classics. The Hurricane carded its second straight one-under par round with a 287 on Tuesday for a 13-over par 877 total. In final round action, Tulsa counted a one-under par 71 and three even-par scores of 72 at the Oakbourne Country Club.
Tulsa senior Chris Worrell placed 13th overall with a score of two-over par 218 after turning in a final round 72. Colton Staggs had Tulsa's best round of the day with a one-under par 71 for a three-over par 219 tournament total as he birdied holes 6, 11 and 15 after starting his final round on the par-4 fifth hole. Staggs bogeyed the first and second holes, his 15th and 16th of the day.
Matt Mabrey finished in 24th place with a score of 220 after turning in a final round of 73. Mark Mumford and Logan McCracken each turned in rounds of 72 on Tuesday and finished in 26th and 44th place, respectively. Mumford had a three-round total of 221, while McCracken carded 227.
Illinois won the team race with a three-round total of 866 for an eight-stroke victory over second-place LSU (84), while Houston (876), Tulsa and Kent State (877) rounded out the top five teams.
Individually, LSU's Zach Wright captured medalist accolades with a seven-under par 209 score.
Tulsa will be in action next at the Desert Shootout, March 21-23.
Team Results 1. Illinois 292-287-287=866 2. LSU 298-294-282=874 3. Houston 294-298-284=876 T4. Tulsa 303-287-287=877 T4. Kent State 298-289-290=877 6. Kansas 292-294-295=881 7. SE Louisiana 301-288-296=885 8. South Alabama 298-294-294=886 9. Memphis 304-298-296=898 10. UL-Lafayette 305-295-299=899 11. Texas State 302-304-304=910 12. Southern Miss 312-301-298=911 13. UTSA 306-310-297=913 14. Louisiana Tech 303-309-304=916
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