April 2, 2023
The No. 11 ranked Texas Longhorns led to sixth place on the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational this weekend after the staff shot 13-under-par 851 by three rounds. No. 12 Florida ran away with the lead, ending with a cushty 12 stroke margin because the Gators shot a powerful 39-under-par 825. Senior Fred Biondi of Florida received the person leaderboard with a rating of 15-under-par.
The 15-team event area consisted of six groups ranked within the newest Bushnell/Golfweek Division I Coaches ballot. The Longhorns’ beginning lineup included graduate scholar Brian Stark and senior Travis Vick together with a trio of freshmen that includes Christiaan Maas, Tommy Morrison and Jacob Sosa.
Day one noticed three Longhorns tied for thirteenth within the particular person leaderboard, with a rating of 2-under-par earlier than play was suspended within the second spherical as a result of darkness. Maas began off robust as typical, scoring 3-under-par in his first spherical. However after struggling early in his second spherical, he birdied on gap 14 and gap 15 earlier than his day was reduce quick.
The veteran Stark additionally posted 2-under-par after scoring a cool 1-under-par in spherical one earlier than hitting a birdie on 15 in his second spherical earlier than he misplaced daylight. After capturing even within the first spherical, Sosa turned it round with an eagle on 14 and a birdie on 15 to salvage his day with a 2-under-par. Morrison completed Saturday tied for thirty sixth and Vick led to a tie for forty fifth.
Spherical three on Sunday noticed the Longhorns shoot higher as a staff, however the improved capturing was finally not sufficient to push them out of their sixth place rating.
Maas catapulted up eight spots within the ultimate spherical after a subpar end to his second spherical noticed him drop just a few spots within the particular person leaderboard. He carded 4 birdies with no birdies in his final spherical en path to a complete rating of 6-under-par and a tie for eighth place, his fifth top-10 end in his younger faculty profession. Stark additionally completed tied for eighth place after capturing 3-under-par in his final spherical. The Oklahoma State switch has been a pleasant addition to the roster after enrolling this spring semester.
Sosa completed 3-under-par as he settled for a tie for sixteenth, shifting up 10 spots within the course of after rattling off 4 birdies to at least one bogey in his final spherical. Regardless of inserting tied for thirty sixth after capturing 3-over-par, Morrison carded a powerful six birdies in his ultimate spherical of the weekend. Vick shot even in his final spherical as he concluded his event in a tie for forty second.
The Longhorns are off subsequent weekend and hit the greens once more on the ASU Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Arizona from April 14-15.