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Arkansas Golfers Finish Tied for Eighth at Burns Intercollegiate

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Arkansas Golfers Finish Tied for Eighth at Burns Intercollegiate

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Andrew Landry and David Lingmerth tied with five other golfers for tenth place as the Razorback golf team finished in a tie for eighth place at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Schofield Barracks, Oahu. The UA golfers carded carded a final-round 282 to complete the event at 17-under-par.

Landry earned his fourth top-10 finish of the season, while Lingmerth finishes in the top 10 for the second time of his Razorback career. The group of seven golfers tied at tenth place posted a score eight-under-par 208.

Arkansas’ third finisher was freshman Sam Chavez who finished tied for 59th place after shooting a one-over-par 217 event score. He carded a final-round 71, his best round of the tournament. Seniors Allen McFerran and Barrett Lais were among of group of eight tied at 70th place. The two Razorbacks were three-over-par (219) during the three-day event.

On the team leaderboard, the team from Auburn claimed the first-place result with a tournament record 44-under-par 820. Stephen Hale of California posted a 15-under-par 201 to earn the individual title. UTEP and defending event champion BYU were the two teams tied with the Razorbacks.

Arkansas will return to action March 10-11 at the Callaway Invitational in San Diego, Calif. Log on to www.hogwired.com for continued coverage of Razorback golf.



Sports Category : Golf (M)