Wildcats finish in 14th at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational

By The Mercury

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Kansas State men’s golf team finished up the final round of play Tuesday at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational in 14th place under perfect conditions at the par 71, 6,765-yard Oak Hills Country Club.

The Wildcats ended the event by carding a 45-over par 897 through three rounds. During Tuesday’s final round, the Wildcats shot a 17-over par 301 to fall to 14th place.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders finished first in the invitational, carding a 5-over par 857, including a 4-under par 280 during Tuesday’s final round. Texas Tech’s Clement Sordet and Baylor’s Joakim Mikkelsen were the top overall performers as both shot a 3-under par 210 for the tournament, including a 3-under par 68 during the final round.

Junior Curtis Yonke and senior Kyle Smell led the Wildcats during the two-day event. Yonke shot a 3-over par 74 in the third round and combined for a 9-over par 222 to tie for 37th. Smell shot a 2-over par 73 in round three to finish at 10-over par 223 and tie for 42nd.

Rounding out the Wildcat lineup were freshman Kyle Weldon and juniors Chase Chamberlin and Ben Juffer. Weldon turned in a 7-over par 78 round, bringing his total score to 15-over par 228 to tie for 59th. Chamberlin finished the day with a 5-over par 76 performance to total a 16-over par 229 and tie for 63rd. Juffer shot 9-over par 80 in round three, as he finished one stroke behind Chamberlin to tie for 65th.

The Wildcats will be back in action on Monday and Tuesday as they head to Houston, Texas, to compete in the Rice Intercollegiate at Westwood Country Club.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2017