Despite No. 1 ranked Beau Hossler shooting a 75 on Thursday, the Texas Longhorns men’s golf team remained in first place after the second round at the John Burns Intercollegiate tournament in Kaua’i, Hawaii. The No. 6 Longhorns hold a seven-stroke lead and have four players in the top eight going into Friday’s final round.
Gavin Hall finished the day in a tie for second place, shooting a 71, 1-under par for Thursday. Hall’s five birdies on the front night helped him improve to 4-under par for the tournament, three strokes behind K.K. Limbhasut of California.
Doug Ghim shot 70 while Scottie Scheffler shot a 72 in the second round. They sit in a tie for fourth place at 3-under par for the tournament. Ghim had four birdies on the day to move up six places. Scheffler had five birdies in the round.
Hossler struggled but made three birdies on the back nine to finish the round tied for eighth place, five strokes behind Limbhasut. Hossler’s 67 on Wednesday gave him the lead after one round.
California still sits in second place with Texas A&M in third, 17 shots behind the Longhorns.
Branson Davis is in a tie for 48th place at 6-over par while four other Longhorns are playing as individuals. Steven Chervony is tied for 25th at 1-over par and Kalena Preus is in a tie for 30th at 2-over. Taylor Funk is tied for 43rd at 5- over while Tayler Termeer is 8-over in a tie for 59th.
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