Tulsa Men Golfers in 10th Place After Opening Round of the C-USA Championships
April 22, 2012
Texarkana, Texas - The Tulsa men's golf team is in 10th place after the opening round of the 2012 Conference USA Men's Golf Championship. Tulsa carded a score of 301 at the par-72 Texarkana Country Club on Sunday.
Memphis carded an opening round six-under par 282 to take a two-stroke lead over second-place SMU (284). Marshall is in third place with a 287 total, followed by UCF at 290 and UAB and Houston are tied at 292 to round out the top five places.
Tulsa freshman Matt Mabrey shot a one-over par 73 for the Hurricane to sit in 20th place overall. Mabrey, starting the day's round on hole 10, pared each of his first eight holes, before a bogey on his ninth hole, the 18th. On the back nine, he hit three birdies and three bogeys to finish the round with his one-over par score.
Fellow freshman Colton Staggs had a two-over par 74 score for 26th place. He birdied his first hole and then bogeyed his 10th, 12th and 15th holes. Junior Chris Worrell is two strokes behind with an opening round 76 for 36th place.
Second round action gets underway Monday morning with the final 18 holes being played on Tuesday.
Team Results 1. Memphis 282 2. SMU 284 3. Marshall 286 4. UCF 290 T5. UAB 292 T5. Houston 292 7. East Carolina 295 8. Southern Miss 296 9. UTEP 297 10. Tulsa 301 11. Rice 309
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