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Baylor Men’s Golf in Fifth at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men’s golf is in fifth place after shooting 12-over-par 292 and 7-over-par 287 in Tuesday’s second and third rounds at the Big 12 Championship. The Bears sit at 46-over 886 entering the final round at Prairie Dunes Country Club.

No. 4 Baylor (+46) trails No. 2 Oklahoma State (+30), No. 18 Texas (+30), No. 13 Oklahoma (+41) and No. 43 Kansas (+44). The Bears lead No. 11 Texas Tech (+47), No. 48 Iowa State (+66), Kansas State (+67), TCU (+67) and West Virginia (+96).

Matthew Perrine shot 71-73 on Tuesday, moving into a tie for 10th place at 10-over 220. Garrett May carded scores of 76-72 to finish the day tied for 13th place at 11-over 221. Cooper Dossey followed a second-round 76 with the Bears’ only below-par round of the tournament, a third-round 69 to climb 13 spots into a tie for 22nd place at 14-over 224. Dossey began his third round 4-over through four holes, then made three birdies and 11 pars the rest of the way to finish at 1-under.

Hunter Shattuck counted both rounds toward the team score, firing 74-73 to finish the day tied for 27th place at 16-over 226, and Braden Bailey shot 71-75 to move into a tie for 32nd place at 18-over 228.

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor is tied for the tournament lead in par-5 scoring at 11-under 4.63. BU ranks fifth in par-3 scoring at 23-over 3.38 and in par-4 scoring at 57-over 4.32.

Baylor’s 7-over 287 was the third-best third round score, trailing only co-leaders Oklahoma State (282) and Texas (283).

Baylor has made 32 birdies over three rounds, tied for fourth-most in the field. BU ranks fifth with 148 pars.

Matthew Perrine is tied for second in the 50-player field in par-5 scoring at 5-under 4.17, while Braden Bailey is tied for fourth at 4-under 4.33.

Garrett May leads the team and is tied for seventh in the field with a 7-over 4.19 par-4 scoring average.

Cooper Dossey leads the team and is tied for 10th in par-3 scoring at 3-over 3.25.

Perrine made eagle on the 523-yard, par-5 17th hole in the third round – one of just seven eagles made in the tournament.

STAT OF THE DAY 
17 – Baylor made 17 birdies in the third round, more than tripling the five birdies the team made in Monday’s first round. All five BU players made at least three birdies in the third round, including at least two on the front-nine by every player.

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