Nov. 1, 2011
DALLAS, Texas - Anthony Kim fired a two-under-par 69 and Matt Philiea three-over 74 as the Army golf team completed its fall season, Tuesday at the Royals Oaks Intercollegiate at Royals Oaks Country Club.
Army shots rounds of 301-306-311--918 at the par-71, 7,068-yard course and wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule with a 14-place finish in a field that featured nine ranked teams.
Texas A&M won the 14-team event, shooting an 830 to edge Duke by two strokes and Oklahoma by 15. Augusta State (848) and New Mexico (852) rounded out the top five as Texas A&M won the tournament for the third time in its four-year history.
M.J. Daffue of Lamar won the event with an 11-under-par 202, three stokers better than Texas AA&M's Cameron Peck and Jordan Russell.
Kim opened his 54-hole tournament with his two-under-par round and then shot 73-74 to finish at 216 for the championship in a tie for 30th place.
Philie also had a strong first round, shooting a 74 before a pair of 77s gave him a 228 and tie for 72nd for the tournament.
William Park finished 75th after shooting scores of 76-78-80--234 while Robby Hillwas 77nd after an 82-78-80 tournament.
Ethan Johnsonshot an 84 in the first round and an 80 in the final round. His second round score was disqualified because he inadvertently signed for the wrong score.
"It was a great event," said second-year Army head coach Brian Watts. "It was an opportunity for us to compete with the best teams in the country. Unfortunately, we didn't manage our golf balls well. We have a lot of work to do in the offseason."
14. Army 301-306-311--918
T30. Anthony Kim, 69-73-74-- 216
T72. Matt Philie, 74-77-77--228
75. William Park, 76-78-80 - 234
77. Robby Hill, 82-78-80-- 240
78. Ethan Johnson, 84-DQ-80 - n/a