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Men’s Golf: UAM Claims Ninth Place at Battle for the Belt

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s golf team returned to the links for the final day of the Battle for the Belt. The Weevils improved by seven strokes over their previous 18 holes to finish in ninth place for the tournament.

Carson Garner continued his consistent play today as he fired a final-round 73 (+1) to record a top-25 finish in the individual standings.  

Andrew Pearson saved his best golf for the last day of the tournament as he posted a 75 to finish with a 228 three-round score.

Julian Audibert drained a putt on his last hole to tally a final-round 77 and tie Pearson’s 228 three-round total.  

TJ Baker finished his play at the Hot Springs Country Club with a 79, while Ethan Bearden carded his best score of the tournament by posting a final-round 78.

Henderson State University won the Battle for the Belt with an 845 (-19) team score. Arkansas Tech University edged Southern Arkansas University for the second spot, while Delta State University bested Henderson State University’s second unit for fourth place. Mississippi College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Harding University claimed the next three spots, while the University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s golf team bested Lincoln University by 11 strokes to finish in the ninth position.

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The UAM men’s golf team returns to the course on Oct. 18 for the Sixth Annual Ranger Fall Invite. The two-day tournament will take place at the Meadowlake Golf Course in Enid, Oklahoma. 

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