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Landry to Compete in All-America Golf Classic

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Landry to Compete in All-America Golf Classic

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Junior Andrew Landry is one of 31 collegiate golfers invited to participate in the 33rd Annual Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic in El Paso, Texas. The 54-hole competition will take place Nov. 19-20 on the par-71, 6,837-yard course at the El Paso Country Club.

Through the fall portion of Arkansas’ 2007-08 schedule, Landry is second on the team with a 73.27 scoring average and has posted a team-best three top-10 finishes. He has finished as UA’s top performer in three of the five events played this year.

In his Razorback career, the Port Neches, Texas, native has tallied 12 top-10 finishes in 19 events played with six of those finishes being top-five results. In that time, Landry has also carded a 72.49 scoring average. He is coming off a 2006-07 season in which he was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference performer and a PING honorable mention All-American.

Landry will become the 11th Razorback to compete at the event, marking the 13th year an Arkansas golfer has played the event. Jack O’Keefe (1991, 1992) and Bud Still (1993, 1994) made two appearances at the Golf Classic. Landry is the first Razorback since 2003 when All-American Andrew Dahl was a participant.

The tournament field features 12 players from the top-10 ranked programs in the nation. In all, the Golf Classic will showcase 31 golfers representing 26 colleges and universities.

On Monday, the participants will play 36 holes with play scheduled to tee off at 8:30 a.m. CT. Live scoring will be available at www.golfstat.com once play begins. Log on to www.hogwired.com for complete results.



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