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Wildcat Men's Golfers Finish Tied for Seventh at U.S. Collegiate Golf Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 09, 2000
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Los Cabos, Mexico The 11th-ranked University of Arizona men's golf team fired a third round total of 4-over-par 292 at the U.S. Collegiate Championships today and finished in a tie for seventh place. The Wildcats fired rounds of 287-291-292 = 870 to tie with third-ranked Northwestern. The 12-team 54-hole tournament, which is being held at the Eldorado Golf Club (Par-72, 7,050 yards) was won by top-ranked Georgia Tech, who finished with a 26-under-par 838. The Yellow Jackets captured the title by 14 shots over second-place Clemson, who shot a 7-under-par 281 today.

Seventh-ranked Oklahoma State finished in third place at 855, followed by No. 10 Houston (861) and No. 6 Georgia (862).

Individually, Oklahoma State's Edward Loar took the individual crown with a one-shot victory over Northwestern's Luke Donald. Loar shot a 13-under-par 213 (69-65-69).

As for Arizona, the top finisher was Reid Hatley, who placed 12th with a three-round total of 3-under-par 213 (68-73-72). Cody Beyer and Derek Gillespie tied for 24th at 2-over-par 218, while Scott Moore placed 52nd 15-over-par 231. Ricky Barnes signed an incorrect scorecard after Saturday's second round and was disqualified. He still played on Sunday and shot a 72, which was his total in the first round as well.

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