Men's Golf Finishes 14th at Golf World Invitational






    HILTON HEAD, S.C. (Nov. 7) - The University of Houston golf team finished in 14th place among a prestigious field of 18 teams in its final tournament of the 1999 fall season Sunday afternoon at the Golf World Intercollegiate Invitational in Hilton Head South, Carolina. Houston shot a steady two-under par 286 Sunday to finish the 54-hole tournament with a team total of 859 strokes. UH was five shots under par for the three days but the Cougars were a full 22 shots behind tournament champion Georgia (837, -27).

    Houston was led in the tournament by senior Chris Morris, who completed the three rounds at the 6,651-yard Arthur Hills Course in Palmetto Dunes with a four-par total of 212 strokes. The senior from Tyler, Texas, shot a team-best 69 on Sunday to tie for 20th overall in an 89-player field. Morris was nine shots behind individual champion Erik Compton of Georgia (203, -13). Cougar junior Andy Sanders tied for 25th overall with a three-under par 213.

    With the completion of its fall schedule, the Cougar golf team will return to competition in February of next year. Houston opens the spring at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    
    GOLF WORLD/Palmetto Dunes 1999
    Arthur Hills at Palmetto Hilton Head, SC
    Tournament Dates: 11/05 - 11/07

    FINAL TEAM RESULTS Par: 72 Yardage: 6651

    Fin Team Scores 1 Georgia, U. of 279 275 283 837 -27 2 Georgia Tech 281 273 287 841 -23 3 Texas, Univ. of 272 288 282 842 -22 4 Clemson University 284 280 279 843 -21 5 Arizona State U. 285 278 283 846 -18 6 Florida Southern Col 286 284 278 848 -16 7 South Carolina 278 277 295 850 -14 UNLV 286 278 286 850 -14 9 Oklahoma State U. 285 279 288 852 -12 10 UCLA 283 278 293 854 -10 11 New Mexico, U. of 288 289 279 856 -8 Duke University 286 281 289 856 -8 North Carolina, U of 280 287 289 856 -8 14 Houston 283 290 286 859 -5 15 TCU 283 293 287 863 -1 16 East Tennessee St. 290 290 293 873 +9 17 California, U. of 293 292 303 888 +24 18 Pepperdine Univ. 302 298 309 909 +45

    FINAL INDIVIDUAL RESULTS & UH SCORES Fin Name School Scores 1 Erik Compton Georgia 66 66 71 203 -13 T 2 Jeff Klauk Fl. South 70 68 67 205 -11 Nick Cassini Georgia 69 67 69 205 -11 Jeremy Anderson UNLV 70 64 71 205 -11 Lucas Glover Clemson 66 68 71 205 -11 6 Matt Krauss Duke 69 69 68 206 -10 T 20 Chris Morris Houston 71 72 69 212 -4 T 25 Andy Sanders Houston 72 70 71 213 -5 T 47 B.J. Staten Houston 69 73 75 217 +1 T 69 Wade Ormsby Houston 71 79 73 223 +7 T 69 James Edmondson Houston 75 75 73 223 +7

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