UCA Men’s Golf – Jolly finishes tied for place 24, team places seventh

JONESBORO, Ark. – The Central Arkansas men’s golf team finished the Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate in seventh place on Tuesday at the RidgePointe Country Club. Nate Jolly paced the Bears with a 223 (+7), as the Bears combined for a score of 896 (+32).

Jolly recorded a birdie on the par-5 fifth and posted a final-round score of 77 (+5) and tied for 24th with a three-round tally of 223 (+7). He tallied eight birdies on the tournament. 

After a final-round score of 74 (+2), Josh Turnock moved up seven spots on the leaderboard into a tie for 28th with a total of 226 (+10). In the final round of competition, he produced an eagle and three birdies. He finished the tournament with an eagle and five birdies. 

Davis Irving collected a birdie on the par-5 fifth and finished the round with a mark of 76 (+4). He finished the tournament tied for 33rd with 227 (+11). Over the course of the three rounds, he tallied seven birdies. 

Blaine Calhoon picked up a birdie on the par-4 12th and notched a final-round score of 77 (+5). With a three-round tally of 229 (+13), he tied for 39th. He finished with an eagle and seven birdies. 

Jakob Lemieux combined for a three-round total of 231 (+15) following his final-round tally of 76 (+4). He tied for 48th. He tallied six birdies across the three rounds. 

Miles Smith shot a 75 (+3) for the final round and he moved up three spots to 56th in the standings with a three-round effort of 236 (+20). His two birdies today gave him a total of four for the tournament.

The Bears return to action on Monday, Oct. 19, at the Chenal Country Club for the Little Rock Intercollegiate.

From the Coach – Head Coach Steve Runge

“We were hoping for a higher finish, but we were the second-best Southland Conference team, out of four, in the field. We have one more tournament this fall and it’s next week at Chenal. We are looking forward to playing near home at another great course.”

Team Scores

1. Arkansas State – 814 (-50)

2. Texas State – 858 (-16)

3. Abilene Christian – 874 (+10)

4. UT-Arlington – 879 (+15)

5. Oklahoma Christian – 890 (+26)

6. Missouri State – 895 (+31)

7. UCA – 896 (+32)

8. Southern Illinois – 898 (+34)

T9. Stephen F. Austin – 907 (+43)

T9. Houston Baptist – 907 (+43)