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)

BEVO BEAT Golf

Longhorns still lead at John Burns Intercollegiate

Top-ranked Beau Hossler has a rough day to fall to eighth place.

Posted February 18th, 2016

Advertisement
Story highlights
  • Gavin Hall sits three shots back of first place.
  • Scottie Scheffler and Doug Ghim are tied for fourth.

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.

Advertisement

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.

News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.

Comments