UTC Golfers Tied For 4th At Bayou City Collegiate

Saturday, February 23, 2013

HUMBLE, Texas --- Sophomore Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) opened the spring portion of the schedule with a three-under par 69 at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship. Johnston led Chattanooga to a two-over par 290 tied for fourth with UT Arlington and East Carolina.

Johnston had the perfect card with three birdies and 15 pars. He recorded his birdies on three of his first six holes and laid out 12 pars from there. He is tied with five others two shots behind Texas individual Brax McCarthy at 67 in first.

Johnston was followed by Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.) with a 72 (E) and Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) at 73 (+1). Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) rounded out the team score with a 76, while Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) battled his putter with the drop score of 77.

No. 3 Texas leads the event with a three-under par 285. Baylor (286) and Charlotte (289) are second and third, respectively. The event is being played at Redstone Golf Club on its tournament course which is the site of the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open.

Saturday’s moving day 18 starts at 11:45 a.m., Eastern time for the Mocs. Paired with UT Arlington and East Carolina, the schools start on No. 1. Robb leads off followed by Weilguni (11:54), Bunn (12:03), Fox (12:12) and Johnston (12:21). Follow live scoring which is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.

Bayou City Collegiate Championship

Feb. 22-24 – Redstone Golf Club Tournament Course

1) No. 3 Texas


285 (-3)

2) Baylor


286 (-2)

3) Charlotte


289 (+1)

4) Chattanooga


290 (+2)

tie) UT Arlington


290 (+2)

tie) East Carolina


290 (+2)

7) Louisiana Tech


291 (+3)



292 (+4)

9) Houston


294 (+6)

tie) South Carolina


294 (+6)

tie) Houston Baptist


294 (+6)

12) Lamar


295 (+7)

13) Indiana


296 (+8)

14) New Mexico State


299 (+11)

15) Rice


309 (+21)


T3) Liam Johnston


69 (-3)

T16) Steven Fox


72 (E)

T27) Davis Bunn


73 (+1)

T55) Benni Weilguni


76 (+4)

T63) Chris Robb


77 (+5)

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