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Landry plays well in final round

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Landry plays well in final round

Jump to resultsEL PAS0, Texas-The 34th Annual Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic came to an end at the EL Paso Country Club on Tuesday after a six-hole playoff between Marquette’s Mike Van Sickle and Oklahoma State Trent Leon. In the end, Van Sickle captured the title after sinking a seven-foot birdie. The day began with Van Sickle in second place, after scoring a 63 the previous day, one off the tournament record. Leon started in the sixth position at 1-under par, he stacked up a pair of eagles and four birdies, bringing his score to 8-under, until the final four holes. Bogies on 15,16, 17 and putting for par on the final hole, forced a shootout with Marquette’s Van Sickle.Of the 27 golfers competing in the tournament, 12 posted scores at par or better with the stroke average for the tournament at 71.4Heading into the day all eyes were on the final group of Charlotte’s Corey Nagy, Clemson’s Kyle Stanley and Sonoma State’s Jarin Todd. But the trio never really got in a groove on Tuesday. Nagy finished tied for fourth and Todd tied for sixth, while Stanley fell into a tie for 13th.Indiana’s Jorge Campillo and USC’s Matthew Giles each started the day tied for 11th, but added stellar third rounds to finish third and fourth, respectively.The University of Arkansas was represented in the tournament by its senior golfer Andrew Landry. Landry finished the tournament tied for 22nd, after a particularly challenging first two rounds. Shooting a 6-over 219(76-74-69) for the two-day event, Landry was not able to make up the ground lost in day one, although he was able to go 2-under for the final round of play. Each university is awarded a $1,000 scholarship if a golfer from that school competes in the tournament. Over the past 33 years, the Sun Bowl Association has donated over $625,000 to collegiate golf through this scholarship program.



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