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Menís Golf Third at Harold Funston

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 10/07/2013
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas-Playing in the same tournament as the women, the Oral Roberts University men’s golf team put together a pair of solid rounds and sit in third place overall after two rounds of the Harold Funston Invitational.

Sam Houston State shot 559 (276-283) and leads the tournament by 14 shots over Abilene Christian (293-280—573) and ORU shot 288-292 to finish the day at 580.

All five ORU golfers finished the day in the top 30, with Scott Newell shooting the lone sub-par round to finish tied for fifth overall. Newell went low in round one (69) and finished at 141 (69-72). Spencer Sheets is tied for 16th at 145 (74-71) while Anthony Skirk (73-75) and David Holtgrewe (72-76) are tied for 25th overall at 148.

Josh Bernard improved three shots and finished with a 36-hole total of 151 (77-74) to tie for 30th.  

The third and final round will be contested on Tuesday morning from the Raven Nest Golf Course.

Top Teams
1 – Sam Houston State – 276-283—559
2 – Abilene Christian – 293-280—573
3 – ORU – 288-292—580
T4 – Stephen F. Austin – 287-301—588
T4 – Tyler JC – 291-297-588
6 – Incarnate Word – 291-299-590
7 – Western Texas – 300-294—594
8 – Murray State CC – 313-305--618

ORU Finishers
T5 – Scott Newell – 69-72—141
T16 – Spencer Sheets – 74-71—145
T25 – Anthony Skirk – 73-75-148
T25 – David Holtgrewe – 72-76—148
T30  - Josh Bernard – 77-74-151

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