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Baylor Men’s Golf Places Fifth at 2016 Big 12 Championship

TRINITY, Texas – Baylor men’s golf carded a 4-over-par 292 final round at the 2016 Big 12 Championship to climb one spot and finish in fifth place at 30-over-par 1,182 at Whispering Pines Golf Club. The Bears’ final round pushed them up one spot on the leaderboard, jumping TCU (+35, 1,187).

Matthew Perrine carded a 1-over 73 final round to climb one spot and tie for 16th place at 7-over-par 295. Freshman Braden Bailey finished tied for 19th place at 9-over-par 297 after carding a 5-over 77 final round. Hunter Shattuck shot even-par 72 on the day to finish tied for 25th place at 11-over 299.

Seniors Andreas Gjesteby (+15, 303) and Frederik Andersen (+15, 303) tied for 33rd place after carding final-round scores of 6-over 78 and 2-under 70, respectively.                                                                                                                 

Texas (-14) won the tournament, followed by Oklahoma State (+12), Texas Tech (+13) Oklahoma (+24), Baylor (+30), Kansas (+33), Kansas State (+33), TCU (+35), Iowa State (+44) and West Virginia (+53).

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Baylor finished fourth in par-4 scoring at 32-over 4.16, sixth in par-3 scoring at 17-over 3.21 and ninth in par-5 scoring at 8-over 5.10.
  • The Bears made 57 birdies through four rounds, fifth-most in the field. Baylor’s 212 pars were sixth-most.
  • Frederik Andersen tied for fifth in par-3 scoring at even-par 3.00.
  • Matthew Perrine tied for eighth in par-4 scoring at 1-over 4.03.
  • Andreas Gjesteby and Perrine tied for 13th in par-3 scoring at 3-over 3.19.
  • Braden Bailey tied for eighth in par-5 scoring at 4-under 4.75.
  • Perrine and Bailey tied for the team lead with 13 birdies, tied for 14th-most in the field.
  • Andersen led the team with 45 pars, tied for 13th-most in the field.

 

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