Texas men's golfer Doug Ghim was selected as the Big 12 player of the year. (Photo by University of Texas Athletics)

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Texas men’s golf tied for 10th after play suspended at Western Intercollegiate

Posted April 8th, 2017

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The Texas men’s golf team finished the first day of the Western Intercollegiate in a tie for tenth place after play was suspended in the second round in Santa Cruz, Calif.

Texas shot 2-over 362 in the first round and trailed first place Southern California by ten strokes when play was called for the day.

Doug Ghim shot a 2-under 68 to lead the Longhorns and was tied for third place through the first round. He finished the day tied for 23rd through 15 holes of the second round.

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Scottie Scheffler and Gavin Hall were tied for 26th after the first round. They each shot 72 before Scheffler fell to a tie for 28th and Hall fell to a tie for 39th when play was suspended.

Steven Chervony shot 4-over 74 and finished the first round tied for 49th while Spencer Soosman shot 76 to tie for 67th after the first round. Chervony was tied for 51st through 13 holes of the second round. Soosman finished the day tied for 82nd through 14 holes of the second round.

Taylor Funk shot a 77 in the first round and through 13 holes of the second round was in a tie for 76th.

Texas will resume the second round, followed by the final round, on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.

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