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Razorbacks Finish at NCAA Central Regional

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks Finish at NCAA Central Regional

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas men’s golf team ended its season Saturday with a share of 19th place at the NCAA Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio. The Razorbacks carded a 306 during the final round to end the event with a 62-over-par 914 score at the par-71 Scarlet Golf Course. As Arkansas’ top finisher, David Lingmerth picked up his ninth top-20 finish of the season.

Lingmerth posted a team-best four-over-par 75 during the final round. The Razorback sophomore finished the Central Regional with an 11-over-par 224 to grab a share of 20th place. He ended his round with a birdie on the 18th hole. This is the fourth time Lingmerth ended an event as UA’s top golfer.

Andrew Landry finished two shots behind his teammate with a 13-over-par 226 at the 54-hole event. He posted a final-round 76 and tied for 41st place. The Razorback junior carded a team-high four birdies on the day. Jason Turner tied for 85th place at the event with an 18-over-par 231. He was seven over during Saturday’s final round.

Sam Chavez and Will Osborne finished among a group of six competitors that tied for 109th place. On the final day, Chavez carded a 79 and Osborne turned in a six-over-par 77. Both Razorbacks ended the event at 22 over par with a 235.

Wake Forest claimed the Central Regional team title by ten shots of second-place Oklahoma State. Kevin Tway of Oklahoma State held on to his second-round lead to earn the individual crown by one shot over Wake Forest’s Brendan Gielow.

Joining Wake Forest and Oklahoma State in advancing to the NCAA Championships are Illinois, Florida, Louisville, Alabama, Texas A&M, Kent State, Penn State and Indiana. Derek Tolan of Colorado and TCU’s James Sacheck qualified individually.



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