Texas senior Scottie Scheffler qualified for this weekend's PGA Genesis Open by winning the Collegiate Showcase for Genesis Open Monday. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman)


Longhorns men’s golf team finishes fourth at Amer Ari Invitational

Posted February 3rd, 2018


Scottie Scheffler led the Longhorns men’s golf team with a 67 as Texas finished in fourth place at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Saturday.

The No. 16 Longhorns shot 279 in the final round to finish at 23-under 841. Oklahoma State won after shooting 817.

Spencer Soosman led Texas overall, finishing the tournament in a tie for sixth place at 10-under 206. He followed up consecutive rounds of 68 with a 70 on Saturday.


Scheffler improved from the previous day’s round of 72, making five birdies on the day. Scheffler and teammate Doug Ghim finished in a tie for 13th place. Ghim shot 69 on Saturday and finished at 8-under 208.

Drew Jones shot 73 and Nick Costello finished the competition with a round of 75. Jones tied for 64th while Costello finished in a tie for 86th.

Steven Chervony competed as an individual and shot a 70 to finish in a tie for 29th at 4-under 212. Christoffer Bring also competed individually and finished in a tie for 86th.

Justin Suh of Southern California won the individual title after shooting 13-under 203 for the tournament.

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