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Baylor’s men’s and women’s golf teams both found success over the Easter weekend.
Baylor men’s golf team finished 10th at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate on Sunday in Palm Desert, Calif. Baylor was 1-over through two rounds but shot a final round 292 to finish the tournament with 5-over 869, and is now ranked No. 29 nationally.
Baylor men’s golf may not have had the perfect ending to its first spring tournament, but one member may have.
Men’s golf, which is ranked 18th, finished fifth Tuesday at the Lone Star Invitational in San Antonio, and senior Joakim Mikkelsen finished second.
The Baylor men’s golf team finished second at the Rod Myers Invitational in Durham, N.C., on Sunday.
Junior Ryan O’Rear led the Baylor men’s team to his career-best performance with a fourth-place finish at 4-under-par, and freshman Hayley Davis led the Baylor women’s team at second-place in her first collegiate tournament with a 2-under-par.
The Baylor men’s golf team won the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate tournament in Verona, N.Y., by 11 strokes Monday.
The Baylor men’s golf capped off the regular season with a fourth place finish, ahead of Big 12 foes Texas and Oklahoma, at the Aggie Invitational on Sunday in Bryan. The No. 46 ranked Bears finished at 41-over-par (376-377-368=1121) for their sixth top-five finish this season.
For the first time since the 2008-2009 season, the Baylor men’s golf team has won multiple tournaments in the same season. The first victory came last month in Charleston, S.C., and the most recent was Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The Bears finished at 4-under-par 282-273-281=836, beating out second-place Arizona by three strokes in the 20-team field. The second round score of 273 was a season low.
Both the men’s and women’s golf teams are in the middle of their seasons, each in different situations but both working toward a postseason appearance.