WESTWORTH VILLAGE, TEXAS (Sept. 11, 2018) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's golf team opened its fall season at the Texas Intercollegiate sponsored by Texas Wesleyan University (TWU) on Monday. The Saints completed the tournament with a fourth place finish out of five teams.
Head Coach Alan E. Baxter commented, "We struggled. We did not play smart or to the best of our ability. I am proud of Louis [Flynn] for shooting a great score today of 70. Super proud of Steve Landry (SR/Cibolo, Texas). He came in second and really led the team. We will start preparing for Victoria tomorrow."
Winning the tournament was the TWU A Team with a final score of 849 (288/272/289). They were followed by the TWU B Team with a final score of 872 (292/288/292). Tyler Junior College recorded an 876 (288/286/302).
OLLU, which is ranked No. 18 in the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll, tallied a score of 889 (298/293/298). Jacksonville College followed the Saints with an overall 919 (300/308/311).
TWU's Rowan Lester captured the individual title with an overall 204 (69/64/71). OLLU's Steve Landry shot a 208 (69/68/71) for second place.
Louis Flynn (SR/Surrey, England) finished with a tie for 11th place for the Saints. He shot a 220 (76/74/70). Kane Ybarra (JR/San Antonio, Texas) placed 20th with an overall 228 (76/75/77) and Raul Gutierrez (FR/San Antonio, Texas) finished in 25th place with an overall 233 (77/76/80). Daniel Jones (FR/Comfort, Texas) followed Gutierrez with an overall 237 (78/76/83).
The Saints will prepare for the UHV Fall Classic hosted by the University of Houston-Victoria on Sept. 24-25. The tournament will take place at the Victoria Country Club in Victoria, Texas.