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

285 (-3)

2) Baylor

286

286 (-2)

3) Charlotte

289

289 (+1)

4) Chattanooga

290

290 (+2)

tie) UT Arlington

290

290 (+2)

tie) East Carolina

290

290 (+2)

7) Louisiana Tech

291

291 (+3)

8) UTSA

292

292 (+4)

9) Houston

294

294 (+6)

tie) South Carolina

294

294 (+6)

tie) Houston Baptist

294

294 (+6)

12) Lamar

295

295 (+7)

13) Indiana

296

296 (+8)

14) New Mexico State

299

299 (+11)

15) Rice

309

309 (+21)

Mocs:

T3) Liam Johnston

69

69 (-3)

T16) Steven Fox

72

72 (E)

T27) Davis Bunn

73

73 (+1)

T55) Benni Weilguni

76

76 (+4)

T63) Chris Robb

77

77 (+5)


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