A tee box marker during the NCAA Austin golf regional at University of Texas Golf Club, Monday, May 7, 2018. [Stephen Spillman/for Statesman]

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Longhorns golf team second at Augusta Haskings Award Invitational

Posted April 6th, 2019

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The Longhorns golf squad had a strong start Saturday, finishing second after two rounds of the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

Cole Hammer led the Longhorns, who had all five players finish in the top 12. Hammer shot 69 and 67 to finish at 136, 8 under par for third place. He trails Cameron Young of Wake Forest by eight strokes.

Pierceson Coody shot 64 and 74 to sit in sixth place at 138, 6 under par.

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Steven Chervony and Spencer Soosman sit tied for seventh at 139, 5 under par.

Parker Coody shot 140 through the first two rounds to sit in a tie for 12th.

The Longhorns trail Wake Forest by two shots heading into the final round. Texas shot 549, 9 under par.

Texas tees off at 9:10 a.m. on Sunday.

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