TULSA MEN'S GOLF TEAM PLACES SEVENTH AT SHOAL CREEK INVITATIONAL
Sept. 25, 2012
Birmingham, Alabama - The Tulsa men's golf team finished in seventh place after three rounds at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational. The Golden Hurricane shot for 303 Tuesday to card a total of 881 at the par-72 Shoal Creek Country Club.
TU finished play six strokes behind Conference USA foe Houston, who placed second overall in the tournament. LSU took home the top honors after knocking Houston out of the lead and finishing at even-par 864 for the tournament, five strokes ahead of the Cougars.
Tulsa senior Chris Worrell carded a 73 to finish the tournament at one-over par 217 and tie for 11th place. He advanced one spot during play after starting the day at 12th place after shooting two rounds of 72 on Monday. Worrell carded four birdies in the third round for his one-over par round.
Logan McCracken, a junior transfer, advanced 10 spots Tuesday to finish in a tie for 19th place overall. McCracken shot two-over 74 in the third round to finish with a 222 total. Matt Mabrey carded a 76 in the third round to finish the tournament one stroke behind McCracken with a seven-over par 223, which tied him for 21st place. Colton Staggs finished in 34th place with a 226 total, while Mark Mumford had a 41st place finish with a score of 228.
North Texas' Rodolfo Cazaubon held on to his second round lead to finish in a three-way tie for first place with a LSU's Stewart Jolly and Curtis Thompson. All three golfers finished six-under with a total of 210. Jolly and Thompson scored one-under par rounds of 71, while Cazaubon had a one-over par score of 72 today.
The Hurricane men return to the tees on Oct. 6-7 for the David Toms Invitational in Baton Rouge, La.
Team Results 1. LSU 286-290-288=864 2. Houston 292-279-298=869 3. North Texas 288-293-292=873 4. UAB 292-285-299=876 5. Memphis 289-288-299=877 6. North Florida 292-295-293=880 7. Tulsa 289-289-303=881 8. Kennesaw State 296-292-305=893 9. Southern Miss 313-298-298=909 10. Dartmouth 309-296-308=913 11. SE Louisiana 301-305-311=917
Tulsa Individuals T11. Chris Worrell 72-72-73=217 T19. Logan McCracken 77-71-74=222 T21. Matt Mabrey 71-76-76=223 T34. Colton Staggs 73-73-80=226 T41. Mark Mumford 73-73-82=228
Top-5 Individuals T1. Rodolfo Cazaubon, North Texas 68-70-72=210 (-6) T1. Stewart Jolly, LSU 70-69-71=210 (-6) T1. Curtis Thompson, LSU 69-70-71=210 (-6) 4. Wesley McClain, Houston 72-68-73=213 (-3) T5. Myles Lewis, LSU 74-68-72=214 (-2) T5. MJ Maguire, North Florida 73-68-73=214 (-2) T5. Jimmy Beck, Kennesaw State 70-73-71=214 (-2)
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