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Golf finishes eighth at Battle of the Beach

Zack Fischer tied for 22nd at the Battle of the Beach
Zack Fischer tied for 22nd at the Battle of the Beach

Feb. 16, 2010

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Newport Beach, Calif. - The Maverick golf team could not replicate their low round of Monday as they slipped to a nine-over team score of 364 and finished in eighth place at their first tournament of the spring.

"We left some shots out on the course today," UTA head coach Jay Rees said. "We need to eliminate some of those mistakes in future tournaments."

Wes Worster finished as the top Maverick individual as he shot a one-over par 72 on the Pelican Hill Golf Club Ocean North course. He finished in a tie for 15th with a one-under total of 212.

Zack Fischer followed his second round 69 with a two-over 73. He finished in a tie for 22nd with a one-over score of 214.

Donald Dowie, Bobby Massa and Hunter Brown also shot 73's. Dowie finished in a tie for 26th at 215 while Massa and Brown were both in a tie for 42nd. Bryce Easton finished in a tie for 79th.

UCLA, one of the co-hosts of the tournament, came from behind to win the team title as they shot a seven-under 348 Tuesday to finish with a team total of 10-under 1,055. UTA finished at +14 at 1,079.

David Lingmerth of Arkansas and Chris Williams of Washington tied for the individual title with a score of eight-under 205.




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