WAIKOLOA, Hawai’i – The University of Arkansas men’s golf team turned in a final round 290 to finish 15th at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo Intercollegiate on Friday at the 6,777-yard Waikoloa Village Golf Course.
The Razorbacks shot a final round 6-over-par 290 to finish with a three-round total of 872 (+20), just four strokes out of the top 10.
No. 3 Georgia Tech won the UHH Intercollegiate with a tournament total of 825 (-27). No. 2 Oklahoma State finished second place with a final round 278 for a three-day total of 839 (-13). Southern California finished third place at 840 (-12) with Hawai’i fourth (850, -2) and Stanford fifth (258, +6).
Junior Matt Bortis was the Hogs’ top scorer after firing a 2-over-par 73 in the final round to finish in a tie for 23rd place. He finished with a tournament total of even-par 213.
Freshman Jordan Payne shot his best round of the UHH Intercollegiate with an even-par 71 on Friday. He equaled his career-best 54-hole total at 217 (+4).
Beau Glover carded a 5-over-par 76 in the third round to finish in a tie for 55th at 221 (+8). Scotty Campbell tuned in his best round in Hawai’i with a 1-under-par 70 in the final. He finished in a tie for 84th place with a three-day total of 226 (+13). Eric Shriver shot a 77 on Friday and finished tied for 92nd.
Georgia Tech’s Cameron Tringale led the tournament wire-to-wire to captured medalist honors with a 11-under-par 202. Hawaii’s Travis Toyama shot a third round 65 (-6) to finish second, one shot ahead of Oklahoma State’s top-ranked Pablo Martin. Martin finished third at 204 after shooting a 1-under-par 70 in the final round.
The Razorbacks are off for four weeks before traveling to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the Jim Hackler Invitational on March 12-13.
15 Arkansas 284 298 290872T 23 Matt Bortis 68 72 73 213T 35 Jordan Payne73 73 71217T 55 Beau Glover 70 75 76 221T 84 Scotty Campbell 78 78 70 226T 92 Eric Shriver 73 78 77 228