March 16, 2013
Final Results (.pdf)
LAREDO, Texas - On the strength of Tommy Economou 's 43rd place finish, Rice University men's golf concluded the 62nd annual Border Olympics in 11th place with a 299-290-311--900 (+36) on Saturday at Laredo Country club.
Economou posted a strong start to the event with a pair of 73-stroke rounds on Friday. The sophomore finished with a 73-73-80--226 (+10) to pace the Owls. He sank an eagle in the opening round and added five birdies throughout the course of the 54-hole tournament.
Jeff Wibawa followed just one stroke back in a tie for 46th place at 75-74-78--227 (+11). The junior sank five of his 10 tournament birdies in the opening round. It was the fourth-straight tournament for Wibawa to finish among Rice's top two team finishers.
Brock Wilson and Joe Beck III each tied for 53rd place, one stroke off Wibawa's finish. Wilson notched a 75-76-77--228 (+12) with two birdies in each round. Beck fired Rice's lowest score at the tournament in the second round and ended with a 76-70-82--228 (+12).
Landon Michelson rounded out the squad with an 80-73-76--229 (+13), as the entire Owls squad finished within a four-stroke range. The junior tied for 56th place.
Host Houston claimed the team title with an 859 (-5), eight strokes up on second-place Oklahoma. Rice placed just three strokes behind 10th-place Washington State and only six behind ninth-place finisher Stephen F. Austin.
Central Arkansas' James Newton claimed the individual medal with a 209 (-5), two strokes ahead of the Cougars' Wesley McClain.
The Owls return to action on April 8-9 at the Old Waverly Intercollegiate in West Point, Miss.
Carmona Tied for Eighth at Ram Masters...
09/19/2016 - Junior Mario Carmona is tied for eighth-place at one-under heading into the final round of the Ram Masters Invitational, played at the par-70, 7,21...
Golf Heads to Colorado for Ram Masters...
09/18/2016 - Rice continues the fall campaign this Monday-Tuesday, September 19-20, when it travels to Fort Collins, Colo., for the fifth annual Ram Masters...
Golf Takes Fifth at Sam Hall Intercollegiate
09/13/2016 - Rice shot an even par 284 to finish one-over par in fifth-place at the season-opening Sam Hall Intercollegiate, played at the par-72, 6,902 yard...
Golf in Fourth at Sam Hall Intercollegiate
09/12/2016 - Rice is in fourth-place after two rounds of the season-opening Sam Hall Intercollegiate, played at the par-72, 6,902 yard Hattiesburg Country Club.
Golf Opens 2016-17 Season at Sam Hall...
09/11/2016 - Rice golf opens the 2016-17 campaign this Monday-Tuesday, September 12-13, when it travels to Hattiesburg, Miss., for the 14th annual Sam Hall...
Rice Trio Set for U.S. Amateur
08/14/2016 - A trio of Rice golfers will begin play at the prestigious U.S. Amateur on Monday when Mario Carmona, Mitchell Meissner and Kevin Reilly tee off at ...
Golf Announces 2016-17 Schedule
08/02/2016 - Rice golf coach Justin Emil announced the release of the Owls 2016-17 schedule, Tuesday afternoon. The Owls will compete in 12 tournaments,...
Duo to Participate in Western Amateur
08/01/2016 - Sophomore golfer Will Voetsch and signee Trevor Brown will participate in the Western Amateur, held Aug. 2-6 at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest, ...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store