OU Takes Third at Linger Longer Invite

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 23, 2014
   Team 1 2 3 Total
1. Georgia 278 278 281 837
2. Alabama 281 275 291 847
3. Oklahoma 271 295 301 867
4. Clemson 286 286 298 870
T5. Mercer 278 287 309 874
T5. Liberty 281 291 302 874
   OU Players 1 2 3 Total
T19.  M. Gellerman 67 72 78 217
T19.  B. Titsworth 67 74 76 217
T23.  C. Saxon 70 73 75 218
T29.  M. Schoolcraft 67 78 76 221
T45.  M. McGreevy 75 76 74 225
T61.  E. Castiello 76 78 73 227
T66.  E. Maurer 73 75 84 232

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NORMAN, Okla. -- Earning its sixth top-three finish of the season, the 13th-ranked Oklahoma men's golf team took third place at the two-day, 54-hole Linger Longer Invitational with a three-round 867 (+3). The tournament was played at the par-72, 7,073-yard Great Waters Golf Club at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.

The Sooners carded a 13-over 301 in Sunday's final round against the 15-team field, which featured seven teams ranked in the top 50 of the latest Golfweek/Sagarin poll.

Topping the leaderboard was fifth-ranked Georgia, who shot an 837 (-27). First-ranked Alabama took second with a 17-under 847, while No. 22 Clemson finished fourth with an 870 (+6). Co-host and No. 36 Mercer and No. 39 Liberty tied for fifth place with scores of 874 (+10).

The highest individual finishers for the Sooners were junior Michael Gellerman and sophomore Beau Titsworth, who took a share of 19th place with 1-over 217s. On Sunday, Gellerman carded a 6-over 78 after shooting an eagle on the par-5 No. 2 hole, while Titsworth shot a 76 (+4) for the final 18 holes.

Finishing one stroke behind Gellerman and Titsworth is Charlie Saxon with a three-round 218 (+2). The junior shot a 3-over 75 on Sunday to finish in a tie for 23rd place.

Senior Michael Schoolcraft recorded a 76 (+4), bringing his three-round total to 221 (+5), while freshman Max McGreevy scored a 9-over 225 after shooting a 2-over 74 on Sunday. Schoolcraft tied for 29th, while McGreevy finished with a share of 45th place.

Playing as individuals were senior Eduardo Castiello and freshman Emilio Maurer. Castiello shot a 1-over 73 on Sunday en route to a 227 (+11), good for a tie for 51st place, and Maurer finished in a tie for 66th place with a 232 (+16) after shooting an 84 (+12) for the final 18 holes.

The Sooners return to the course on Monday, April 7, as they travel to Scottsdale, Ariz., to compete in the two-day Wyoming Cowboy Classic.



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