Men's Golf Finishes Second at C-USA Championship

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April 25, 2001

University of Houston freshman Brad McIntosh shot a three under par 69 to win the individual title and lead his Cougar men,s golf team to its fifth straight Conference USA Men's Golf Championship at The Club at Hidden Creek in Navarre, Fla. Wednesday.

UAB's Graeme McDowell was named Conference USA Player of the Year and one of 10 members of the league's All-Tournament team at the conclusion of the event while Blazers coach Alan Kaufman was the league's Coach of the Year. McIntosh won Freshman of the Year honors.

McIntosh was the lone man in the 60-player field to break par Wednesday as he had five birdies and two bogeys in his round to finish the tournament at two-under par 214.

McIntosh, named Conference USA's Freshman of the Year, defeated Louisville's Chris Campbellby one stroke. Campbell fired an even par 72 to finish at one under par 215 for the tournament. The two were joined on the C-USA All-Tournament team by third place finisher Simon Robinson of Houston, who had a one over par 73 Wednesday and was at one over 217 for the three rounds, and Charlotte's Mike Shamp and South Florida's Tele Wightman, who tied for fourth. Second round leader Brett Hitchcock of USF was one stroke back at 219 along with Houston's Wade Ormsby.

Houston outdistanced second place finisher UAB by 16 strokes to win its fifth straight crown. The Cougars compiled a team total of 290 in Wednesday,s final round and finished at eight over par 872. The second place Blazers were at 24 over 888, 11 strokes ahead of Southern Miss and Louisville, who tied for third. South Florida was fifth, three strokes back, and was followed by Memphis, Marquette, Cincinnati and DePaul. Charlotte, Tulane and Saint Louis completed the field.

2001 C-USA Men's Golf Champ.
                    The Club at Hidden Creek Navarre, FL
                         FINAL RESULTS
                    Tournament Dates: 04/23 - 04/25

Par: 72 Yardage: 6795 Fin Team Scores 1 Houston, Univ. of 290 292 290 872 +8 2 UAB 296 293 299 888 +24 3 Southern Mississippi 295 302 302 899 +35 Louisville, U. of 298 300 301 899 +35 5 So. Florida, U. of 298 295 309 902 +38 6 Memphis, U. of 307 300 303 910 +46 7 Marquette University 306 307 303 916 +52 8 Cincinnati, U. of 296 311 315 922 +58 9 De Paul University 309 302 312 923 +59 10 Charlotte 297 311 317 925 +61 11 Tulane University 307 317 305 929 +65 12 St. Louis University 313 305 318 936 +72

Fin Top 20 Players School Scores 1 Brad McIntosh Houston 72 73 69 214 2 Chris Campbell Louisville 69 74 72 215 3 Simon Robinson Houston 72 72 73 217 4 Mike Shamp Charlotte 71 71 76 218 Tele Wightman So Florida 68 76 74 218 6 Wade Ormsby Houston 74 72 73 219 Brett Hitchcock So Florida 70 71 78 219 8 Tim Yelverton So. Miss. 73 75 72 220 Daniel Ozley UAB 73 73 74 220 10 Payton Osborn UAB 76 70 76 222 Grant Sturgeon Louisville 75 70 77 222 Andy Sanders Houston 72 75 75 222 13 Graeme McDowell UAB 73 75 75 223 David Jeans Memphis 77 71 75 223 15 Matt Hilton Marquette 74 74 76 224 16 Mark Wentz Marquette 76 74 75 225 17 Justin Strausbaugh Tulane 78 75 73 226 Neil Lykins Cincinnati 72 79 75 226 Drew Jones UAB 76 76 74 226 Chris Speight So. Miss. 74 76 76 226


 

 

 
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