SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (4/11/06) In a tightly contested final round, the North Texas men’s golf team fired a 296 and finished in ninth place at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic from the Talking Stick Golf Club.
The Mean Green shot a season-low three-round score of 855 and was only nine shots from a top-three finish in the field of 21 teams.
Sophomore Austin Welch paced the Mean Green with a final round of 1-over par 71 and finished tied for 11th place at 1-over par 211 for the tournament. Raul Lemus and Ben Smock fired final rounds of 3-over par 73.
Lemus ended in a tie for 25th place with a score of 213 while Smock was one shot behind at 214.
Andreas Kali and Anthony Broussard shot third-round scores of 75. Kali had a tournament score of 219 while Broussard was two-shots behind at 221.
North Texas will now gear up for the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The SBC Championship begins Monday, April 17 from the PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla.