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Oklahoma State goes low to win The Carmel Cup
Oklahoma State following second straight The Carmel Cup title <br>(Oklahoma State Athletics Photo)
Oklahoma State following second straight The Carmel Cup title
(Oklahoma State Athletics Photo)
PEBBLE BEACH, CA (September 4, 2016) -- With a 16- under final round No. 4 Oklahoma State finished 38- under and overcame a four-stroke deficit to win The Carmel Cup for the second straight year. No. 9 Georgia led after each of the first two rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links before finishing 30-under and in second place.

Oklahoma State made their charge thanks to all six players putting together rounds of even-par or better during the final round. The Cowboys were led by sophomore Nick Heinen who finished fourth at 11- under.

Heinen fired rounds of 69-66 in each of the first two rounds before finishing with a 2-under 70. During his final round Heinen eagled the par-5 2nd, birdied five holes --including the last two-- and bogeyed five. This was the second straight year that Heinen finished fourth in The Carmel Cup.

The second highest finishing Poke was junior Sam Stevens who was 8-under and fifth. Stevens put together rounds of 70-69-69. His final round included four birdies and a bogey.

Three Oklahoma State players were tied for 14th at 5- under; sophomore Hayden Wood, freshman Viktor Hovland and sophomore Zach Bauchou.

Fredrik Nilehn of Texas Tech broke free of a four-way tie to earn medalist winners at The Carmel Cup. Nilehn, 14-under, fired his second consecutive 5-under 67 to go along with a first round 68. A junior from Sweden, Nilehn birdied six holes and bogeyed one during his closing round.


Complete Standings

1. No. 4 Oklahoma State (-38)
2. No. 9 Georgia (-30)
3. Texas Tech (-29)
4. No. 5 Vanderbilt (-24)
5. No. 10 Oklahoma (-17)
6. No. 20 Arkansas (-12)
7. TCU (-3)
8. Ohio State (+1)
ABOUT THE Carmel Cup

Started in 2011, the Carmel Cup is a 54-hole stroke play event hosted by Vanderbilt University and played at the Number 1 ranked public golf course in the United States, Pebble Beach Golf Links. Its field comprised mostly of top teams from the Big 12 and SEC.

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Results For Carmel Cup
1SwedenFredrik NilehnSweden70068-67-67=202
T2MexicoAlvaro OrtizMexico50066-69-69=204
T2GAGreyson SiggAugusta, GA50068-67-69=204
4OKNick HeinenEdmond, OK40069-66-70=205
T5KSSam StevensWichita, KS40070-69-69=208

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