Event: Missouri Tiger Invitational
Location: The Club at Old Hawthorne / Columbia, Mo.
Full Results: Missouri Tiger Invitational – Day 1 Results
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team played well in the first round finishing at three under par, and found a way to top that in the second round shooting -6 to finish day one of the Missouri Tiger Invitational in sixth place at 567 (285-282, -9). Number 35 TCU leads the way at 544 (267-277).
News and Notes
- ORU's 282 is the best score relative to par this year. The only time ORU shot better was a 281 in the first round of the par 71 Trinity Forest Invitational on September 23. The 282 is tied for the 13th best round in school history.
- ORU got off to a hot start, posting a combined five birdies on the first four holes of the day, but didn't stop there, getting to as low as -7, seven holes into round one.
- Cody Burrows matched his career best with a 66 in the opening round playing the entire 18 holes without a bogey, while Jack Howes shot a career best 67 in the second round, besting his best round of the season by five shots. Dustin Hasley joined the party matching his season best with a 69 in the second round.
- All five Golden Eagles played well through the first two rounds, with no one carding above a 76 in either round.
- After posting 21 birdies in the opening round, ORU had 17 birdies and one eagle—from Hasley—in the second round, finishing day one with a total of 38 birdies.
1 – TCU – 267-277—544
2 – Missouri – 275-274—549
3 – Kansas State – 276-276—552
4 – Illinois State – 281-279—560
5 – Southern Illinois – 288-278—566
6 – ORU – 285-282—567
T7 – UMKC – 280-288—568
T7 – Missouri State – 278-290—568
9 – SIU Edwardsville – 284-285—569
10 – Morehead State – 29-2280—572
11 – South Dakota – 285-292—577
12 – Drake – 296-291—587
13 – South Dakota State – 302-286—588
14 – Hutchinson CC – 296-298—594
15 – Central Arkansas – 297-300—597
ORU will be paired with Illinois State and Southern Illinois for the final round, teeing off at 8 a.m. on holes 4-7. Live results are available at GolfStat.com.
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