Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Chap Golf opens 2016 season with tournament win

Stefan Cronje and Ben Murray
From Forrest Allen
Midland College Athletic Director

Congratulations to the MC golf team on winning their first tournament of the spring semester. The #5 ranked Chaps shot a 36-hole team score of 573 to secure the title over second place Western New Mexico University, the host team, and the third place team, University of the Southwest.

Midland's Stefan Cronje earned medalist honors with a two round total of 136 (-6) followed by Evan Macias of UTEP who recorded a 138 and fellow Chap golfer Ben Murray who shot 140 (-2) in the event.

Team Totals (top four):
1st Place: Midland College Green, 293-280--573
2nd Place: Western New Mexico University, 290-287--577
3rd Place: University of the Southwest, 298-298--596
4th Place: New Mexico Military Institute, 302-307--609

Individual Totals (top five and Midland College):
1st Place: Stefan Cronje, Midland College, 68-68--136
2nd Place: Evan Macias, UTEP, 68-70--138
3rd Place: Ben Murray, Midland College, 71-69--140
4th Place: Calum Hill, Western New Mexico, 68-73--141
5th Place: David Wilson, College of the S'West, 71-71--142
T-6th Place: Lucas McCubbin, Midland College, 72-71--143
9th Place: Thomas Bailey, Midland College, 76-69--145
T-10th Place: Coleman Hudson, Midland College, 73-73--146
T-14th Place: Xander Basson, Midland College, 78-69--147
T-17th Place: Hudson Ross, Midland College, 76-72--148
T-19th Place: Casey Fowler, Midland College, 77-72--149
T-22nd Place: Dominick Haskins, Midland College, 76-75--151

Go Chaps!

• JC MEN'S GOLF: Cronje helps Chaps win Cactus Thaw Invite

Staff Report
Midland Reporter-Telegram

EL PASO, TEXAS - The Midland College men’s golf team defeated some four-year schools to win the Cactus Thaw Invitational at Lonestar golf Club on Monday.

Medalist champion Stefen Cronje helped the Chaps shoot a 280, the best round of the day on Monday, to win the tournament by four strokes over host Western New Mexico University with 293-280--573 total. UTEP’s B team was third (283-289--582), while University of the Southwest (298-298--596) was fourth ...

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