DENTON, Texas – It was four years in the making but it was worth the wait for senior golfer Rodolfo Cazaubon who tees it up Tuesday afternoon to begin the 2013 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. Cazaubon, who is playing as an individual for the Mean Green, is the first player in the modern era to play for a national title at North Texas.
The senior rewrote the record books this season, winning three individual titles this season which is the most in the modern era in school history dating back to 1975.
In addition he was named to the all-conference team for the fourth time, becoming just the second player in school history to be a four-time all-conference selection.
Along the way he had the most top-10 finishes in a decade at North Texas this year. Cazaubon has seven top-10 finishes, the most since 2002-03. Cazaubon has 14 top-10 finishes for his career and eight top-five finishes in his career.
He was named the 2010 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, the first time in the program’s storied history that has happened.
Cazaubon helped lead North Texas to back-to-back conference titles for the first time since 1974-75 and to the NCAA Tournament in three straight seasons, the first time since in 39 years the Mean Green has made three straight NCAA Appearances.
He is ranked 41st in the nation by Golfweek.com and 46th by Golfstat.com. The field consists of 30 teams and six individuals playing for the national title at the Capital City Club Crabapple Course.
Cazaubon tees off at 1:20 and live scoring can be found at www.golfstat.com.