Valero Texas Collegiate: Vanderbilt wins the Inaugural tournament
Vanderbilt Men's Golf Team (Vanderbilt Athletics Photo)
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.

Connor Gaunt of LSU finished in solo fourth place at 5-under.

Matthew Riedel 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.

Results: Valero Texas Collegiate
1EnglandJoe SullivanEngland60069-71-70=210
T2DenmarkGustav FrimodtDenmark40070-68-72=210
T2TXJohnny KeeferSan Antonio, TX40069-69-72=210
4ARConnor GauntCabot, AR30073-68-70=211
T5TXMatthew RiedelHouston, TX30072-74-66=212

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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.

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