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)

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Texas Longhorns golf team leads after first round in Hawaii

Beau Hossler sits in first place after making five birdies.

Posted February 17th, 2016

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Story highlights
  • Longhorns place four in top ten after first round.
  • Hossler shot under par for the 10th consecutive round.
  • Longhorns hold a 12-stroke lead over California.

Beau Hossler, the No. 1 ranked player in college golf, shot a 67 on the first day of the John Burns Intercollegiate tournament to lead the Texas Longhorns golf team to a spot in first place on Wednesday in Kaua’i, Hawaii. Gavin Hall and Scottie Scheffler each shot 69 and are tied for second place behind Hossler.

As a team the No. 6 Longhorns shot 276, 12-under par, to lead second-place California by 12 shots. Washington State and Arizona are both tied for third place.

At 5-under par, Hossler, who was recently named to the Ben Hogan Award watch list, leads teammates Hall and Scheffler by two strokes. Hossler made five birdies on the day as he shot under par in his 10th consecutive round.

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Doug Ghim also holds a spot in the top ten as he’s tied for tenth place at 71, 1-under par.

Brandon Davis, the fifth Longhorn competing in the team lineup, is tied for 81st place at 7-over par.

Kalena Preus and Steven Chervony are competing as individuals for the Longhorns and are tied in 16th place, having shot 72, even. Tayler Termeer is tied for 34th place at 2-over par while Taylor Funk is tied for 69th at 6-over par.

James Moran-Hortan of Hawaii is tied for 2nd place with Hall and Scheffler.

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