MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 23, 2013

College golf roundup


Phoenix Staff Reports

MIAA —  The final rounds of the 2013 MIAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships have been canceled due to rain and snow at the Paradise Pointe Golf Complex at Smithville, Mo. The results from Monday’s opening rounds have now become final, so the Northeastern State women finished the tournament in second place and the men placed sixth.  Both teams will now await their potential NCAA Regional fate.

Central Oklahoma won the women’s tournament with a 301, nine strokes better than NSU. UCO wom the men’s tournament by 12 strokes over Central Missouri after shooting a 36-hole 568 total.

BIG 12 — Tuesday’s play at Hutchinson, Kan., has been canceled due to ice and cold. OSU was one of just three teams to finish all 36 holes due to darkness and sits in second place at 577. OU is in sixth place with Monday’s second round of a 36-hole day incomplete. The tournament will be reduced to 54 holes with completion on Wednesday.

C-USA — Tulsa’s men’s team carded a final round 293 and finished the 54-hole tournament at 811, sixth overall at the par 72, 6,935-yard Texarkana (Ark.) Country Club.  Houston at 857 leads SMU by three strokes.

TU’s Chris Worrell turned in Tulsa’s best round of the day for the second straight day with a score of 1-under par 71. He finished the tournament with a 6-over par 222, tying him for 28th. One stroke separated each of TU’s golfers.

On the women’s side at Gulf Shores, Ala., TU is fifth after a 310, putting the Hurricane at 614. Tulane leads at 586. Antonia Van Wnuck is at 4-over after a 73 on Tuesday, tied for sixth and three strokes off the lead.