Missouri Golf Post

William Woods Men’s Golf Claims Second Victory of Fall Schedule


The William Woods University Men’s Golf team, sponsored by Fulton Medical Center, wrapped up its fall schedule as they claimed its second victory of the fall season as they won the Columbia Cougar Classic on Tuesday afternoon.

WWU shot a two-day total of 13-over par 581 (295-286) to claim the victory. The Owls finished in first place by 16 shots over Columbia College, who finished second by shooting 29-over par 597 (300-297). For complete team results, click here. For complete individuals results, click here.

Leading the Owls and claiming his second tournament victory and fourth top five finish of the season was Billy McKenzie. McKenzie was the only player under par for the tournament as he finished two-under par 140 (70-70). He now has five rounds on the season that are at or below par.

Jack Clarkson finished third overall at the Columbia Cougar Classic as he finished two-over par 144 (74-70). Clarkson’s second round of 70 was only the third round under par at the tournament, the other two were by teammate McKenzie. Clarkson’s second round was his third round of the season at or below par this season.

Finished in seventh place was David Houlding. Houlding shot five-over par 147 (74-73) for the tournament. Houlding seventh place finish is his third finish this season in the top 10.

James Rogers finished tied for tenth at the Cougar Classic as he improved nine spots on the final day. Rogers shot two-over par 73 in the second round and finished the tournament eight-over par 150 (77-73). His round of 73 is his lowest round of the season and this is his first top 10 finish of the season.

Rounding out the Owls team was Mark Martin. Martin finished tied for 25th place as he finished 17-over par 159 (77-82). Martin shot a final round of 11-over par 82.

Golfing as individuals for the Owls was Will Rushworth, Travis Reger, Bryan Mach and Cole Gibson. Rushworth led the Owls group of individuals as finished tied for 29th shooting 18-over par 160 (78-82). Reger was right behind finishing 35th as he finished 22-over par 164 (81-83). Mach finished tied for 44th place shooting 29-over par 171 (79-92) over the two-days. Rounding out the Owls golfing was Cole Gibson, who finished in 49th place shooting 35-over par 177 (94-83).


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