Fort Worth – Blaine Weiterman and James Glenn both tied for tenth place in the individual competition to lead the Sam Houston men’s golf team to a sixth-place finish at the Southland Conference championships held Monday through Wednesday.
Weiterman and Glenn each ended with 54 hole totals of 219. Weiterman’s three-day card read 77-66-76-219 while Glenn posted a 77-68-74-219 total. The 66 by Weiterman on Tuesday tied the Sam Houston record for lowest 18-hole score in Southland Conference tournament competition.
Kort O’Leary placed 34th with a 75- 75-79-229 while Jeff Litwak tied for 46th, carding an 85-79-78-242. The Bearkats’ fifth player, Justin McKay, shot a third round 74 but did not place due to a disqualification for signing a wrong scorecard in Tuesday’s second round.
The tournament was played on the par 72, 7,304-yard course at Waterchase Golf Course.
UT-Arlington won 2011 men’s team championship with a score of 291-282- 289-862. Lamar was the team runner-up with a 872 total, followed by Southeastern Louisiana 873, Central Arkansas 884, Stephen F. Austin 885, Sam Houston 895, UTSA 896, Texas State 898, Nicholls 904 and McNeese State 921.
Bearkats place sixth
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