OU Ties for Sixth at Southern Highlands Collegiate

Tyler Pigg
By Tyler Pigg
Director of Communications

NORMAN – The No. 8 Oklahoma men’s golf team tied for sixth place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate on Wednesday. The three-day, 54-hole tournament was played at the par-72, 7,374-yard Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas.

The Sooners shot 290 (+2) during Wednesday’s final round to finish with a three-day total of 867 (+4).

No. 5 Florida won the team title with a three-day total of 859 (-5). No. 10 Texas Tech and No. 19 USC tied for second place at 863 (-1), while host UNLV was fourth at 864 (E). TCU rounded out the top five with a three-day 865 (+1).

Junior Brad Dalke was Oklahoma’s best finisher at the event, posting a 54-hole total of 212 (-4) to take fifth place. Dalke carded a 72 (E) in Wednesday’s final round to match his best finish of the season. Dalke has earned six top-20 finishes in seven team events this season.

Senior Grant Hirschman posted an even-par 72 in third round to claim a tie for 28th place with a three-day score of 219 (+3).

Redshirt sophomore Quade Cummins also tied for 28th at 219 (+3), carding a 70 (-2) on Wednesday. Cummins finished his round with three birdies on the front nine and closed out his round bogey-free over the final nine holes.

Redshirt sophomore Thomas Johnson finished with a share of 38th place at 221 (+5), posting a 76 (+4) during the final 18 holes. Sophomore Garett Reband tallied a 77 (+5) on Wednesday, rounding out OU’s lineup with at 226 (+10) to tie for 62nd.

Oklahoma returns to action on March 19-20 (Monday-Tuesday) at the Lone Star Invitational in San Antonio, Texas.