Sooners 13th at The Ridges
October 17, 2005

NORMAN, Okla. The Oklahoma men’s golf team finished its first tournament of the fall season in 13th place at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at the Ridges in Jonesborough, Tenn., over the weekend.

South Carolina took home the team title, outpacing second-place Auburn by eight strokes.  Rhys Davies of host East Tennessee State won medalist honors at 11 under par.
OU’s 290 Saturday afternoon was the sixth best team score of the second round.

For the Sooners, returning All-American and 2004 Big 12 Player of the Year Anthony Kim (La Quinta, Calif.) finished in a tie for 20th place with a three-round 220 (+4).  The junior shot rounds of 73, 72 and 75 at the 7,147 yard, par-72 Ridges Golf and Country Club.
Senior Shawn LaFontaine (Cobourg, Ontario) shot the team’s low round of the tournament, a one under 71 in the second round.  His three-round total of 222 (+6) put him in a tie for 26th.

Fellow seniors Justin Fraley (Rowlett, Texas) and Brodie Flanders (Petitcodiac, New Brunswick) finished tied for 51st and 73rd, respectively.

Sophomore Phillip Bryan (Mustang, Okla.), who made his first career start for the Sooners last year at the Ridges, carded a 234 (+18).

OU returns to the links Nov. 4-6 at the Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club (par-72, 7,010 yards) in Rocky Face, Ga. It will mark the Sooners final fall tournament of the year.

Team Standings

1     South Carolina         286-284-289=859 (-5)
2     Auburn                    300-285-282=867 (+3)
T3   TCU                       284-293-294-871 (+7)
T3   East Tennessee St.  293-285-293=871 (+7)
T5   North Carolina        296-278-30=876 (+12)
T5   Alabama                 293-296-287=876 (+12)
7     Kent State               298-286-293=877 (+13)
8     Virginia Tech           294-296-290=880 (+16)
9     Tennessee               295-294-292=881 (+17)
T10 Northwestern          303-292-295=890 (+26)
T10 Florida State           290-297-303=890 (+26)
12   Wake Forest           299-299-293=891 (+27)
13   Oklahoma              307-290-298=895 (+31)
14   Virginia of                302-300-296=898 (+34)
15   LSU                        294-308-297=899 (+35)

OU Individual Standings

T20 Anthony Kim          73-72-75=220 (+4)
T26 Shawn La Fontaine 77-71-74=222 (+6)
T51 Justin Fraley            76-74-76=226 (+10)
T73 Brodie Flanders      84-74-73=231 (+15)
76 Phillip Bryan              81-73-80=234 (+18)

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