Valero Texas Collegiate: Vanderbilt wins the Inaugural tournament
Vanderbilt Men's Golf Team (Vanderbilt Athletics Photo)
The Vanderbilt Men's Golf team fired one of the more impressive final rounds you will see as a team to win the Inaugural Valero Texas Collegiate at TPC San Antonio OaksCourse in San Antonio, Tex.
The Commodores shot a 12-under final round to erase a three-shot deficit and win the tournament by five shots over TCU.
The 12-under 276 was the best round of the tournament by four shots (LSU shot a round two 280).
TCU finished in solo second place at 8-under, and Baylor finished in solo third place at 4-under. Virginia finished in solo fourth place at 1-under, and Oklahoma finished in solo fifth place at 1-over.
In the individual competition, Joe Sullivan
of Florida Gulf Coast won in a playoff, earning an exemption into next year's Valero Texas Open.
Sullivan, Gustav Frimodt
of TCU, and Johnny Keefer
of Baylor all shot 6-under par to go to the three-man playoff.
Sullivan recorded a birdie on the second playoff hole to win the tournament.
of LSU finished in solo fourth place at 5-under.
of Vanderbilt, Luke Kluver
of Oklahoma, and Carter Loflin
of Georgia all finished T5 at 4-under.
The number one ranked amateur in the world, Gordon Sargent
, a Vanderbilt junior, finished in T19 at 1-over.
Sargent is fresh off going 3-0 in the Walker Cup and leading the United States team to the win over Great Britain and Ireland.
ABOUT THE Valero Texas Collegiate
Introduced in 2023, this is a 54-hole men's college
tournament hosted by the University of Texas at San
Antonio. Team (best four scores out of five players each
round) and individual competitions.
View Complete Tournament Information