Men’s golf finishes up play at Ryan Palmer Invite

For Immediate Release

September 11, 2018

Cameron University Athletics

Kenton Means – Sports Information Director

 

AMARILLO, Texas – Devin Whipple and Kevin Farmer both carded a 71 on Tuesday as the Aggie men’s golf team finished their first event of the fall, the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite, in 14th.

Final Results

After carding a 299 in the first round and a 290 in the second, the Aggies matched their second round score with another 290 in the third round on Tuesday.

CU’s 879 three round score was 27 strokes over par, which was 43 strokes back of the event winner, St. Mary’s, who was 16 under par with an 836.

Whipple, a junior from Brea, Calif., shot a 71 on Tuesday, giving him a 213 after his first round 72 and second round 70; he tied for 19th in the individual rankings.

Freshman Farmer improved his game on day two of the event, shooting a 71 to finish with a 222, two strokes ahead of Dario Gabriel, who shot a 75 on Tuesday. After a second round 69, Niels Sorensen carded an 80 to finish with a 227, while Mason LeGrange had his best round of the event with a 73.

Statistically, Whipple recorded 14 birdies and finished three under on his par-3 holes. Farmer was second on the team with nine birdies, while Sorensen and Gabriel each had five and LeGrange had four, giving CU 37 for the tournament.

Midwestern State finished the event eight strokes back of the Rattlers in second, as St. Edward’s, who led after day one, finished in third and Oklahoma Christian placed fourth. Additionally, fellow Lone Star Conference schools Texas A&M-Commerce placed 11th, West Texas A&M finished in 13th, and UT Permian Basin finished last.

STMU’s Emilio Gonzales won the individual title, recording a 199, while Nicholas Tenuta from Regis shot an 11 under 202 to finish in second.

Next up on the Aggies’ fall schedule will be the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate. The event will take place Sep. 10-11 in Albuquerque, N.M.

 

Kenton Means

Sports Information Director – Cameron University

2800 W. Gore Blvd., South Shepler 512

Lawton, OK 73505

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Cell – (580) 583-2210

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