UTEP Golf – Photo Courtesy of UTEP Athletics
The UTEP menâ€™s golf team finished tied for 10thÂ at the Little Rock Invitational at Chenal Country Club â€“ Founders Course (par 72, 7115 yards) on Tuesday afternoon.
The Miners got off to a hot start in the first two rounds, penciling in scores of 289 in the first 18 holes and a 284 the next 18. UTEP was tied for third heading into Tuesdayâ€™s final round, but shot 307 to finish 16-over par, 880.
Miners recorded 50 birdies and 154 pars.
Host school Little Rock defended its title from 2020, outdriving the field with an 18-under par, 846 (287, 277, 282). Lamar came in second at 1-under par, 863. Central Arkansas finished last (+62, 926).
Jacob Presutti finished as the top Miner (tied 23rd), shooting 3-over par, 219 (73, 70, 76). Presutti shot even on par 4 holes. Danny Daniels finished tied for 36thÂ (220). Greg Yellin (221), Marcus Khaw (226) and Greg Holmes (226) rounded out the finishers for UTEP.
Little Rockâ€™s Anton Albers won the individual title, shooting 13-under par, 203 (68, 68, 67). His teammate Magnus Lomholt placed second (-10, 206). Boise Stateâ€™s Hugo Townsend finished in third place (-7, 209).
UTEP will open the spring season at the Arizona Intercollegiate on Jan. 24-25.