Gavin Hall of texas hits out of a bunker on the first hole during the final round of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship at Eugene Country Club on June 1, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)


Texas golf team drops to eighth place at Nike Collegiate Invitational

Posted October 3rd, 2016


No. 5 Texas slipped to a tie for eighth place after shooting a 9-over-par 289 in the second round of the Nike Collegiate Invitational at Colonial Country Club on Monday in Fort Worth.

Vanderbilt is in the lead at 9 under and is one stroke ahead of Florida. Stanford’s Maverick McNealy and Oregon’s Wyndham Clark are tied for the lead at 6 under.

UT’s Gavin Hall shot a 1-over 71 in the second round and is tied for eighth place at 1 under. Texas’ Doug Ghim also shot a 71 and is tied with teammate Steven Chervony in 27th place at 3 over. Chervony followed an even-par 70 with a 73 on Monday. Texas junior Scottie Scheffler carded a 4-over 74 and is tied for 44th at 6 over.


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