Golden Eagles Finish Play at Rain-Shortened Border Olympics

Golden Eagles Finish Play at Rain-Shortened Border Olympics

The Basics
Event: Border Olympics / Hosted by Houston
Location:
 Laredo Country Club / Laredo, Texas
Full Results: Border Olympics – Final

LAREDO, Texas – Joshua Montgomery improved seven shots and jumped nearly 30 spots in the standings and Cody Burrows again led the way for the Oral Roberts men's golf team as the Golden Eagles finished 19th in the 36-hole Border Olympics.

The tournament was suspended in the first round and cut to 36 holes due to rain in the area. Campbell won the tournament with an outstanding 17-under 559 (282-277), taking a five stroke victory over Houston. ORU finished 19th at 596 (299-297).

News and Notes
- Burrows finished -2 on the par 4 holes with a 3.90 average, the seventh best average in the field.

- Montgomery's final day surge was aided by an eagle, one of just 10 eagles in the tournament.

- Newcomer Mike Biata held steady all tournament with 27 pars, tied for the eighth most in the field, while Montgomery was right behind with 26 pars.

ORU Individual Results
T37 – Cody Burrows – 71-74—145
T63 – Joshua Montgomery – 78-71—149
T78 – Mike Biata – 76-75—151
T96 – Will Starkey – 79-77—156
T96 – Hunter Laughlin – 74-82—156

Team Results
1 – Campbell – 282-277—559
2 – Houston – 278-286—564
3 – UTSA – 283-282—565
4 – Bowling Green – 285-286—571
T5 – Little Rock – 283-290—573
T5 – McNeese State – 285-288—573
T7 – ULM – 283-291—574
T7 – Stephen F. Austin – 282-292—574
9 – UTEP – 288-287—575
T10 – Sacramento State – 282-297—579
T10 – Nebraska – 285-294—579
12 – New Mexico State – 290-290—580
13 – Louisiana – 291-292—583
14 – Texas State – 294-293—587
15 – Sam Houston State – 299-291—590
16 – Lamar – 298-293—591
T17 – Rice – 295-299—594
T17 – Houston Baptist – 293-301—594
19 – Oral Roberts – 299-297—596

Up Next
ORU will co-host the Bob Sitton Invitational March 14-15 at the TPC Four Seasons in Dallas, Texas.

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