Matt Gilchrest earns low-amateur honors at Texas State Open
Matt Gilchrest <br>(Auburn Athletics Photo)</br>
Matt Gilchrest
(Auburn Athletics Photo)

LEWISVILLE, TX (July 30, 2016) -- Auburn senior Matt Gilchrest was the low amateur at the Texas State Open as he finished in third place, three-strokes off the pace. Gilchrest was an impressive 18-under at The Lakes at Castle Hills.

Over the course of four days Gilchrest put together rounds of 71-67-65-67. His best round, the third round 7-under 65 included six birdies, an eagle on the par-5 18th and only one bogey.

Throughout the week the 2015 All-SEC first-teamer recorded 19 birdies, two eagles and just five bogeys.

Juan Fernandez won the event by finishing 21-under.

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