JONESBORO, Ark. (4/13/04)- Juniors Jason Lindgren and Reid McPherson were top ten finishers at the ASU Indian Golf Classic, leading the North Texas men’s golf team to a fourth-place tie in the final standings on Tuesday afternoon at Ridge Pointe Country Club.
Lindgren led the Mean Green with a final round of 74, which placed him in a tie for seventh at 145 after shooting 71 on Monday. McPherson was NT’s highest finisher individually, tying for fourth at 144 after shooting a 75 in the second round. Both finishes are season bests for the Mean Green golfers.
As a squad, North Texas shot a final round of 301 to finish tied for fourth in the 18-team field. The event was shortened to two days because of rain in the opening round.
Senior Zach Atkinson added a 77 in the second round to end tied for 24th at 148. Teammate Weston Bingham also shot a 77 in the second round, placing him in a tie for 58th place. Senior Brad Gibson came back to shoot a 75 on Tuesday after he pulled out of the first round with an injury.
The North Texas men’s golf team returns to action next week, April 19-21, when it participates in the Sun Belt Conference Championship in Niceville, Florida at the Bluewater Bay Golf Club.