Men's Golf Places Tied for Third at Aggie Invitational
BRYAN, Texas – The LSU men’s golf teamed fired a final round score of 1-under par 287, the fourth-best team round of the day, to earn a tie for third place at the Aggie Invitational with a 18-over par 882 (300-295-287).
Playing in a loaded field with a plethora of ranked teams, No. 11 LSU picked up wins over No. 7 Texas Tech, No. 8 Alabama, No. 9 Baylor and No. 18 Arkansas. As a team, LSU had the second-best scoring average in the field on par 3’s (3.27 avg.) and par 4’s (4.15 avg.). The Tigers registered 172 pars during the tournament, which was the most by any team.
No. 1 Oklahoma State won the tournament at five-over par. No. 28 Kent State took second at 12-over par, and the host, No. 2 Texas A&M, tied for third with the Tigers.
Freshman Trey Winstead paced the Tigers all weekend long and was one of only six golfers to finish under par for the tournament. A native of Baton Rouge, Winstead carded rounds of 72, 73 and 69 to finish in sixth place with a two-under par 214. Winstead’s final round featured five birdies, 11 pars and two bogeys. The sixth-place finish is his fourth top-10 finish of the season; he also earned a tie for fifth place at the David Toms Intercollegiate in October. Winstead holed the third-most birdies of the tournament with 13, and his 4.00 average on par 4’s for the weekend was the third-lowest of the tournament.
Luis Gagne shot a final round score of one-under par 71 to earn a tie for 19th place. Gagne played steady golf all weekend a parred 40 of the 54 holes he played; the 40 pars were the most in the tournament. Gagne dropped in four birdies during his final round and finished the tournament as a whole at seven-over par (223)
Joining Gagne in a tie for 19th place were Philip Barbaree and Nathan Jeansonne. Barbaree carded a one-over par 73 in his final round and Jeansonne was one shot off his pace with a two-over par 74. Rounding out the tournament was Jacob Bergeron who shot a five-over par 77 to finish the tourney at 14-over par 230 to tie for 43rd place.
A full list of results can be found at golfstat.com.
LSU will close out its regular season schedule with a trip to West Point, Miss., for the Old Waverly Championship on April 16-17.