Baylor Men’s Golf Finishes Fourth at The Maxwell - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Baylor Men’s Golf Finishes Fourth at The Maxwell

Baylor men’s golf finished in fourth place at The Maxwell after shooting 54-hole total of 30-over-par 870. The Bears carded an 11-over-par 291 in Saturday’s final round at Oak Tree Country Club.

BU placed behind No. 2 Oklahoma State (+9), No. 13 Oklahoma (+15) and No. 48 New Mexico (+15). The Bears earned head-to-head victories over three top-50 ranked opponents in No. 25 Colorado (+46), No. 45 August (+46) and No. 49 Liberty (+31). BU also finished in front of UCLA (+31), North Texas (+34), UTSA (+40), Wichita State (+43), Memphis (+59), SMU (+62) and East Carolina (+73).

Matthew Perrine took third place in the 80-player field at 1-over-par 211, two strokes back of medalist Hidetoshi Yoshihara (-1) of UCLA. Perrine shot 1-over 71 in the final round to earn his seventh consecutive top-10 finish and his fourth top-five finish in that span.

Braden Bailey shot a final round of 3-over 73 and tied for 28th place at 9-over 219. Hunter Shattuck tied for 31st place at 10-over 200 after also shooting 3-over 73 in the final round. Cooper Dossey tied for 33rd place after shooting 5-over 75 on Saturday to finish at 11-over 221, and Garrett May tied for 62nd place with a 17-over 227 after a final round 4-over 74.

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor recorded a 10-3 head-to-head record in The Maxwell, improving to 103-17 on the season and 98-8 over its last eight tournaments.

The Bears’ fourth place finish was their eighth consecutive top-five, but it was only the second team this season finishing outside the top three teams.

Matthew Perrine recorded Baylor’s only round at par or better, improving his team-leading total to 18 of 26 rounds at par or better this season.

The Bears finished second in par-5 scoring at 14-under 4.53, tied for third in par-3 scoring at 17-over 3.28 and seventh in par-4 scoring at 45-over 4.25.

Baylor’s 43 birdies were second-most in the 14-team field, but their 148 pars ranked 12th in the tournament.

Braden Bailey and Cooper Dossey tied for third in par-5 scoring at 4-under 4.33.

Perrine tied for fifth in par-3 scoring at even-par 3.00.

Perrine and Bailey made 10 birdies apiece, tied for seventh-most in the tournament.

STAT OF THE DAY 
10 – Baylor finished in front of 10 teams, the sixth consecutive tournament with double-digit wins. BU has a 75-5 head-to-head record over its last six events.

TOP QUOTE

“We didn’t have a good week, but that happens occasionally,” head coach Mike McGraw said. “We will get back to Waco and work to tighten up a few loose ends. I’m excited about preparing for the Big 12 Championship next week.”

  • SportsMore>>

  • Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

    Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:46:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:56:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis.
    There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament.More >>
    There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament.More >>
  • Cru volleyball picked to win ASC West

    Cru volleyball picked to win ASC West

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:21:14 GMT

    The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball team has been picked to win the West Division in the American Southwest Conference’s Preseason Poll.

    More >>

    The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball team has been picked to win the West Division in the American Southwest Conference’s Preseason Poll.

    More >>
  • Aggie softball adds transfers to roster

    Aggie softball adds transfers to roster

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:20:15 GMT

    Texas A&M softball head coach Jo Evans has announced the addition of two transfers in pitcher Kendall Potts and infielder Ashlynn Walls.

    More >>

    Texas A&M softball head coach Jo Evans has announced the addition of two transfers in pitcher Kendall Potts and infielder Ashlynn Walls.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly