UT's Beau Hossler shot a 69 in the second round on Saturday. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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Texas golf climbs to No. 1 in the nation

Posted March 24th, 2016

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Texas men’s golf climbed four spots and is the new No. 1 team in the nation, per Golfweek’s rankings.

The Longhorns have won four of their five spring tournaments, including this week’s Valspar Collegiate at Floridian National Golf Course in Palm Springs, Fla. UT shot 3-over par 855, besting runner-up LSU by five strokes. Doug Ghim tied for third at 1-under.

UT is off until the Augusta Collegiate at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. on April 2-3.

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