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Cuthbertson two strokes from title takes 3rd

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Cuthbertson two strokes from title takes 3rd

Jump to resultsTALLAHASSEE, Fla.-The University of Arkansas men’s golf team concluded play at the Seminole Intercollegiate ending in a tie with Mississippi State for fifth place in a field of 12 teams on Sunday. The 54-hole tournament played at the par 72, 6,965 yard Golden Eagle Country Club was the second tournament appearance of the spring season for Arkansas.The team went eight strokes over in the first round, reduced it in the second to seven strokes over, and in the final day gained five strokes to end the tournament 12 strokes over par with 876(296-287-293).Vanderbilt took the team win after spending the first two rounds in third place at 2-over, then even with par, and sliding into first after their final round with a 1-under 863(290-286-287). Virginia was one stroke behind in second, followed by tournament host Florida State ended third at a 4-over 868(292-289-287). The No. 25 ranked Ole Miss lead the tournament in the first two rounds but floundered in day three, picking up 11 strokes. Ole Miss finished in fourth at a 5-over 869(288-282-299). Senior Razorback Jason Cuthbertson tied for third place with a 1-under 215(73-75-67) after shooting one of the lowest rounds in the tournament in round three. Vanderbilt’s Ryan Haselden took the title with a 3-under 213(67-72-74).David Lingmerth ended his tournament appearance at an even par tie for fourth place with 216(73-68-75). Andrew Landry fell to a tie in 36th place after going five strokes over in the final round to leave him with a 9-over 225(74-74-77). “Jason had a great round for us today, and had a really nice tournament. David played well too,” head coach Brad McMakin said. “It is really hard for us to win tournaments when our number one player execute in the way he is capable.” Will Osborne also ended in the No. 36 spot with a series of 225(76-74-75). Freshman Ethan Tracy went 14-over with a 230(83-71-76) finishing at No. 50.“We have a quick turnaround for this next week, but we will be playing at a good course that we have had a lot of success with in the past," McMakin said. "Last year we won the tournament, so we are looking forward to it, and hoping the guys are able to hit on all cylinders to come together as a team.” The Razorbacks will next see tournament action March 13th at the Border Olympics in Houston Texas.

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