Beau Hossler of the United States Walker Cup Team makes his way to the 18th green after making an approach shot during his afternoon singles game during the 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club on September 12, 2015 in Lytham St Annes, England (Photo by Clint Hughes/Getty Images)


Longhorns take fourth place at Southern Highlands

Posted March 9th, 2016


The Texas men’s golf team shot a 301 in the final round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters to end in a tie for fourth place in Las Vegas, Nev. on Wednesday. The Longhorns finished at 882, 8-over, 13 shots behind first place.

Beau Hossler finished in the top-8 for the fifth time in a row as he shot a 75, 2 over par for a tie for eighth place. Hossler has finished in the top-8 in nearly half of the 30 tournaments he’s competed in for Texas. Wednesday’s result marked the 14th time he’s done so as a Longhorn. His 218 was nine shots out of the top spot.

Gavin Hall improved by 24 places, shooting a 71 to tie for 16th place. His 71 was the low round of the day for the Longhorns. He shot 220, 4 over par for the tournament.


Doug Ghim and Scottie Scheffler ended the tournament tied for 27th place. They both ended the tournament at 223, 7-over. Taylor Funk finished tied for 72nd, shooting 236, 20 over par.

Southern Cal took the tournament championship with a 5-over 869 and Sam Horsfield of Florida earned medalist honors at 7-under, 209.

The Longhorns will next compete at the Lamkin San Diego Classic at the San Diego Country Club beginning on March 13.

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