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Lile tied for 10th at Taylor Made Intercollegi

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lile tied for 10th at Taylor Made Intercollegi

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – With winds blowing in the 20-30 miles range and gusts up to 40 mph at the Waikoloa Kings’ and Beach courses, the University of Arkansas men’s golf team sits in 16th place after the first round of the Taylor Made Intercollegiate in Waikola, Hawaii, on Thursday.
Opening rounds took over six hours as the golfers were forced to battle the stiff winds at both courses.
Senior All-American Craig Lile leads the Razorbacks and is still in the hunt for his third individual tournament title of the year sitting in a tie for 10th place after day one. Lile will begin day two four over after an opening round 76 (36-40).
Rounding out the Hogs lineup include sophomore Drew Higginbothom tied for 69th at 12 over (40-44 – 84), freshman Kyle Vance, playing in only his second tournament ever for the Hogs, tied for 85th at 14 over (43-43 – 86), redshirt freshman Adam Wing tied for 94th at 15 over (42-45 – 87) and sophomore Beau Galyean tied doe 105th at 18 over (49-41 – 90).
No individual shot under par in the first round. Matt Dobyns of Texas sits atop the leader board after shooting an even par 70. Texas is leading the tournament with three players in the top 20 overall.
The second round of the tournament will begin on Friday morning with the teams teeing off on one of the two courses between 6:45 a.m. HST and 8:45 a.m. HST with the final round being played on Saturday at the Waikola Kings’ Course.

Team Standings
(2/15/2001)
1. Texas, Univ. of 302
2. TCU 307
3. Oregon, U. of 308
4. Arizona State U. 313
5. CSU-Bakersfield 315
6. Brigham Young Univ. 317
7. UCLA 320
Southern California 320
9. Georgia Tech 321
Rhode Island, U. of 321
11. Oklahoma, U. of 325
12. Pepperdine Univ. 328
13. Nevada, Univ. of 329
14. UC-Santa Barbara 331
15. Texas A&M Univ. 332
16. Arkansas, U. of 333
17. Hawaii, Univ. of 334
Nagoya Univ. 334
Oregon State U. 334
20. San Diego State U. 336
Washington, U. of 336


Arkansas Competitors
T10. Craig Lile 36-40 – 76 (+4)
T69. Drew Higginbothom 40-44 – 84 (+12)
T85. Kyle Vance 43-43 – 86 (+14)
T94. Adam Wing 42-45 – 87 (+15)
T105. Beau Galyean 49-41 – 90 (+18)



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