Cole Hammer of the United States tees off on the twelfth hole during the semi-final round of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links on August 18, 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

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Cole Hammer ties for first at Southern Highlands Collegiate

Posted March 5th, 2019

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Cole Hammer shot 64, a season low, to finish in a tie for first at the Southern Highlands Collegiate in Las Vegas, Nev., Tuesday.

Hammer led the Longhorns men’s golf team to a second-place finish, falling a shot behind Oklahoma. Texas shot 851 while the Sooners won the tournament with a score of 850.

Hammer shot 206 for the tournament, starting with a 74 in the first round before shooting 68 in the second round. He and Jack Trent of UNLV both finished at 10 under par. Hammer shot up 13 places in the process.

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Parker Coody also recorded a top-10 finish for the Longhorns, shooting 209 for the tournament. His best round was a 66 in the second round.

Pierceson Coody finished tied for 37th while Spencer Soosman and Steven Chervony tied for 55th.

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