BRYAN, Texas – The No. 16 Arkansas men’s golf team saved its best round of the weekend for Sunday, firing a 2-over 290 to finish in eighth place at the Aggie Invitational at Traditions Club.
For the fourth straight tournament, the Razorbacks have knocked off at least one top 25 team, this time defeating No. 6 Texas Tech by 13 shots. Top-ranked Oklahoma State (+5) cruised to a 7-shot win, followed by No. 25 Kent State (+12), No. 12 LSU (+18), No. 2 Texas A&M (+18) and No. 8 Alabama (+19).
For the weekend, Arkansas posted rounds of 312-296-290 – 898 (+34), improving by 16 shots from the first round to the second round, and six more strokes on the final day. The Razorbacks enter postseason play with a head-to-head record of 100-41-2 for the year, including a 55-30-2 mark for the spring.
Sophomore William Buhl recorded the team’s only round under par on Sunday, carding a 2-under 70 that featured eight birdies. He rolled in four birdies on the front nine and then registered four consecutive birdies on the back side to finish T-15th 0verall and record his fifth top-15 performance of the year.
Tyson Reeder used an even-par 72 on Sunday, including shooting 4-under on the final nine holes to finish T-28th overall at 9-over. Alvaro Ortiz finished one shot back of Reeder and tied for 33rd place overall and Mason Overstreet finished T-45th place overall, while Luis Garza (T-45) and Landon Ernst (T-75) rounded out the team.
The Razorbacks return to action April 25-29 at the 2018 SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club. The event will feature three rounds of stroke play, followed by the top eight teams advancing to match play to determine a champion.
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