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Hogs Finish Tied for Eighth at the Louisiana C

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Hogs Finish Tied for Eighth at the Louisiana C

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas golf team finished tied for eighth at the Louisiana Classics Golf Tournament at Oakburne Country Club in Lafayette, La., on Tuesday. The tournament was supposed to be three rounds with two rounds being played on Monday and the final round on Tuesday but only one round was played on Monday because of rain.
The Hogs moved up one spot to eighth on Tuesday from ninth on Monday and finished with a team total of 591 (15-over par). Tennessee held on to their team lead to claim the title and finished at 572, four-under par. Rounding out the top five teams were SMU at 576, Ole Miss at 578, Louisiana-Lafayette at 579 and Colorado at 582.
Razorback golfers were once again led by senior golfer Craig Lile who finished the tournament tied for 11th at 144, even par (72-72 – 144). The next lowest score for the Hogs came from Beau Galyean who finished tied for 26th at 147 (78-69 – 147). Next for the Razorbacks was Adam Wing who finished tied for 46th at 151 (74-77 – 151), Kyle Vance who finished tied for 55th at 152 (75-77 – 152) and Drew Higginbothom who finished tied for 60th at 154 (80-74 – 154).
The Hogs’ next tournament will be the Border Olympics held in Laredo, Texas, on April 8-9.


Team Scores for the Louisiana Classics
1. Tennessee 279-273 – 572
2. SMU 283-293 – 576
3. Ole Miss 284-294 – 578
4. Louisiana-Lafayette 288-291 – 579
5. Colorado 295-287 – 582
6. Kansas 302-283 – 585
7. Tulsa 291-297 – 588
8. Arkansas 299-292 – 591
Baylor 293-298 – 591
10. Sam Houston 300-294 – 594
11. Texas A&M 296-304 – 600
North Texas 302-298 – 600
13. Missouri 305-297 – 602
14. New Mexico 311-303 – 614
15. Nebraska 313-309 – 622


Arkansas Competitors
T11. Craig Lile 72-72 – 144
T26. Beau Galyean 78-69 – 147
T46. Adam Wing 74-77 – 151
T55. Kyle Vance 75-77 – 152
T60. Drew Higginbothom 80-74 – 154




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