Tulsa Golfers Place Sixth at Desert Shootout
March 24, 2012
Goodyear, Ariz. - Tulsa carded a final round two-under par score of 286 at the Palm Valley Golf Course on Saturday to finish with a 54-hole total of six-under par 858 for sixth place at the Desert Shootout.
Hurricane freshman Matt Mabrey finished in 17th place overall with a total score of two-under par 214 after turning in a final round total of one-over par 73. Junior Chris Worrell turned in Tulsa's best round of the day with a three-under par 69 to place 27th overall with an even-par 216. Fellow junior Mark Mumford tied Worrell for 27th place with a 74 today for a 216 total.
Wichita State came from 16 strokes back to take team medalist honors as the Shockers posted a 54-hole total of 28-under par 836. First and second-round leader BYU finished in second place with a 26-under par 838 score. Host Denver placed third with a score of 850, while Kansas State and San Diego tied for fourth place with scores of 856.
Wichita State's Rafael Becker's final round 66 moved him up from third place to capture medalist honors with a 14-under par 202. San Diego's Alex Ching placed second with a 13-under par 203 total
Tulsa is back in action at The Woodlands All-American at The Woodlands Golf Course in Houston, Texas, April 9-10.
Team Results 1. Wichita State 283-281-272=836 2. BYU 274-274-290=838 3. Denver 288-274-288=850 T4. Kansas State 290-285-281=856 T4. San Diego 278-288-290=856 6. Tulsa 281-291-286=858 7. Air Force 283-286-290=859 8. Kansas 285-289-286=860 9. Boise State 289-282-294=865 10. Nevada 288-289-289=866 T11. Nebraska 288-294-289=871 T11. Idaho 294-284-293=871 13. New Mexico St. 293-291-289=873 14. Southern Utah 295-288-291=874 15. Creighton 296-292-298=886
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