UHV Men’s Golf Struggles In S.A.

Posting their worst team score since the 2013 season, the University of Houston-Victoria men’s golf team fell one spot to finish 11th at the San Antonio Shootout held at the par-72 TPC of San Antonio Golf Course.

The Jaguars posted a final round 332 on Tuesday to finish the 54-hole event at 952. The 332 score is the worse 18-hole score for the Jaguars since posting a 340 score in the opening round of the SA Shootout in 2013. The Jaguars finished the event with rounds of 308-312-332.

Wayland Baptist fought off host Oklahoma City to capture the team title with a five-shot victory. WBU posted a final round 301 to finish at 887, while OCU came in at 312 for a 892 total. Texas Wesleyan took third with 900.

Gary Natal and Michael Lebahn paced the Jaguars as they tied for 34th place at 12-over 236. Natal posted rounds of 76-76-84, while Lebahn came in at 78-78-80. Adrian Saenz followed with an 80-79-80-239, while Kaleb Presley posted a 74-79-88-241, and Kirby Amburg an 84-79-89-252.

Wayland Baptist’s Andrew Williamson captured individual honors with a 3-under 213 with rounds of 69-71-73. Texas Wesleyan’s David Ravettoe was three shots back in second at even-par 216 with 71-67-78.

The UHV men return to action on March 7-8 at the Loyola-New Orleans Invitational in Slidell, La.