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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Longhorns and Hossler win at Lamkin San Diego Classic

Beau Hossler becomes third Longhorn with at least four wins in one season

Posted March 15th, 2016

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The Texas men’s golf team shot a third-round 278 to win its third tournament of the season at the Lamkin San Diego Classic on Tuesday. Beau Hossler led the Longhorns, winning his fourth tournament of the season after shooting a 69 on the day.

In the fifth win of his career, Hossler shot a 208, 8-under and became just the third Longhorn to win four or more tournaments in one season at the University of Texas, joining Justin Leonard and Ben Crenshaw. Crenshaw, Leonard and Bob Estes are the only Longhorns that have more career wins at Texas than Hossler.

Gavin Hall and Taylor Funk also finished in the top-five. Hall made six birdies on the way to shooting a 68 to finish at 3-under in a tie for third place. Funk shot a 72 and finished at 214, 2-under to tie for fifth.

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Doug Ghim shot 219 for the tournament to take 14th place at 3 over par. Scottie Scheffler finished one shot behind Ghim to tie for 15th place. Steven Chervony competed as an individual for Texas and finished in a tie for 23rd place at 7-over.

The Longhorns (285-289-278—852, 12-under) finished ahead of New Mexico, the runner-up, by nine strokes. Sam Kim of New Mexico finished two strokes behind Hossler.

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