Local Roundup: Kansas wins regional at The Reserve

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Led by the two-day total of 145 carded by Ben Johnson, IWU's team score of 598 survived the cut as the 42 teams were trimmed for the final two rounds. The Aggies won the tournament by nine strokes over Clemson, who shot an 846 overall and finished 18 under for the tournament. The top five teams advanced to the NCAA Championship.

Oklahoma State won their regional in Columbus, Ohio, beating IL by eight shots to win their 13th regional title.

Obecny had a pretty clean round on Wednesday, shooting a 1-over par 73 thanks to two bogeys, one birdie and 16 pars.

Junior Charlie Hillier shot a KU-best 3-under-par 69 on Wednesday and tied for 19th at 2-under 214 (72-73-69).


Bling led the way for the Bruins, finishing tied for eighth place at 5-under par for the week.

UF sophomore Andy Zhang claimed the Gators' second consecutive individual golf title and 22nd in program history during the SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island, Ga., last Friday. Baylor's only better Regional scores were at the 2017 Stanford Regional, recorded by Dossey (201), Matthew Perrine (207) and Hunter Shattuck (207). Russell was the only one of seven Virginia players to qualify for the tournament Wednesday. Andy Stewart tied for third in 2001.

Deneen also climbed 20 places in the final round and tied for 26th with a 2-under 214 (75-71-68). She also shot even par on Par 5's and -1 on Par 3's. Freshman Jack Trent tied for 37th at 11-over 224. The senior, who will turn professional and compete on the Mackenzie Tour (PGA Tour Canada) at the end of the month, birdied his final four holes of the day.

Bratton has such a deep pool of talent on the roster to choose from that a former Big 12 champion (and third-team All-American) isn't even in the starting lineup. The upcoming NCAA championships will be Phillips second appearance during his collegiate career.


"I thought we did a better job of getting off to a solid start, but unfortunately we made too many mistakes and we never had control of this round", MSU coach Dusty Smith said. "We just need to execute better and just play our games".

RALEIGH, N.C. - Mark Lawrence Jr. of Virginia Tech finished 65th out of 75 golfers in the NCAA Division I tournament's Raleigh Regional.

Match play will pose a different beast for the Cowboys than the normal stroke play that they have dominated all season.


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