KINGSTON, Okla. – The Northwestern men’s golf team put their third tournament of the fall season in the books with a 9th place finish at the Texoma Championship at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Resort in Kingston hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
The Rangers recorded a three-day total of 981.
Northwestern opened the two-day, three-round tournament with a 328 in the first 18 on Monday and finished 9 strokes better on the second 18 with 319, which was good for 9th place after the first two rounds. On day two of the tournament, Northwestern had their worst round finishing with a team score of 334.
Kyle Ward and Austin Cowan led the way for Northwestern as both finished tied for 45th. Ward shot 79-80-85 —244, while Cowan shot 82-79-83 —244. Jay Lee placed 57th with a three day total of 85-86-79 —250. Benjamyn Eastes finished in 60th place. Eastes shot an 82-85-87 —254. Wayne Heffington rounded out the team scoring for Northwestern with a 92-75-91 —258. Heffington had the lowest round recorded for Northwestern with the 75.
The Rangers are back at it again next week for their final tournament of the fall season. They will be heading north to play in the Warrior Invitational hosted by Sterling College (Kan.). The tournament will be played Oct. 10-11 at Carey Park Golf Course in Hutchinson, Kan.
Thu, October 6, 2011
by Dustin Goodno