Mizzou Golf Tops Six Nationally-Ranked Programs at Bulls Bay

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March 26, 2013

Columbia, Mo. - Mizzou Golf knocked off six nationally-ranked programs en route to a fourth-place finish at the 2013 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon in Awendaw, S.C.

Head Coach Mark Leroux's squadThe Tigers used steady play across the lineup and placed four individuals among the Top 35 to earn key regular-season wins over No. 15 LSU, No. 21 Auburn, No. 23 Clemson, No. 26 Texas A&M, No. 32 South Carolina and No. 50 Augusta State.

Senior Jace Long led Missouri once again with a tie for 17th. The Dixon, Mo., native shot steady rounds of 76-70-76 and earned his seventh consecutive Top 20 finish of the year.

Ryan Zech was Missouri's top player on Tuesday, shooting an even-par 72. A sophomore from Kearney, Mo., Zech rebounded nicely from an opening-round 85 to finish his final 36 holes 2-under-par (85-70-72). Zech was tied with fellow Tiger Jacob Fair, who shot 73-78-76 to tie for 33rd overall.

Junior Emilio Cuartero was second among Tiger finishers (22nd overall) thanks to a final round 76. Cuartero has been strong all season and earned his seventh Top 25 finish of the year.

Hunter Kraus capped Mizzou's scoring by finishing 53rd with rounds of 77-74-81.

The 2013 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate was a 54-hole event played on the par-72, 7,363-yard Bulls Bay Course. No. 11 Duke claimed the tournament crown by three shots over No. 48 North Carolina State. No. 28 Wake Forest finished third, just ahead of No. 36 Missouri, which was the top finishing Southeastern Conference program.

North Carolina State's Logan Harrell started the day in seventh, but finished with a 6-under-par 66 to earn medalist honors. Harrell was 7-under-par through his first 12 holes to fuel the title run.

 

 

Missouri returns to action on April 8-9 at the Columbia Orthopedic Group Intercollegiate at The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia.

2013 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate Results
Final Team Results
Pl.	Team (Rank)        	1st      2nd	3rd	Total	+/- Par
1.	Duke (11)          	302	288	590	874	+10
2.	North Carolina State (48)	301	293	594	877	+13
3.	Wake Forest (28)   	311	291	282	884	+20
4.	Missouri (36)      	303	285	300	888	+24
5.	LSU (15)           	304	285	589	889	+25
6.	Texas A&M (26)     	302	298	600	890	+26
7.	North Carolina     	302	297	599	891	+27
8.	Auburn (21)        	307	298	291	896	+32
9.	South Carolina (32)	316	298	291	905	+41
T10	Clemson (23)       	307	302	299	908	+44
T10	Kentucky           	312	300	296	908	+44
12.	Augusta State (50) 	316	298	295	909	+45
13.	College of Charleston	318	305	288	911	+47
14.	Virginia           	315	299	306	920	+56
15.	Wisconsin          	306	314	304	924	+60

Individual Top 10 Pl. Individual, School 1st 2nd 3rd Total To Par 1. Logan Harrell, North Carolina State 74 73 66 213 +3 2. Austin Cody, Duke 73 74 67 214 +3 T3 Albin Choi, North Carolina State 72 70 73 215 -2 T3 Mads Soegaard, Duke 73 69 73 215 -2 T5 Stephen Powers, Kentucky 77 71 70 218 +2 T5 Mitch Sutton, North Carolina State 73 71 74 218 +2 T7 Evan Beck, Wake Forest 75 73 71 219 +3 T7 Denny McCarthy, Virginia 75 73 71 219 +3 T7 Michael McGowan, North Carolina 74 73 72 219 +3 T7 Matthew NeSmith, South Carolina 77 72 70 219 +3 T7 Cameron Peck, Texas A&M 75 72 72 219 +3

Missouri Individual Results Pl. Individual 1st 2nd 3rd Total To Par T17 Jace Long 76 70 76 222 +6 T22 Emilio Cuartero 77 71 76 224 +8 T33 Ryan Zech 85 70 72 227 +11 T33 Jacob Fair 73 78 76 227 +11 T53 Hunter Kraus 77 74 81 232 +16

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