Baylor men’s golf captures second-straight tournament title, wins Border Olympics

The Baylor men's golf team poses with its trophies after winning the Border Olympics on Tuesday at Laredo Country Club, in Laredo. Photo courtesy of Baylor Athletics

By Gio Gennero | Sports Writer

Baylor men’s golf won back-to-back tournaments for the first time since 2019 after capturing the Border Olympics title at Laredo Country Club in Laredo. All five Bears finished in the top 13 individually, including four in the top 10 after their collective 8-under 856 performance.

“I’m very happy with this win,” head coach Mike McGraw said. “Any time you win an event by 16 strokes, it’s a good thing. There was so much to build on, and now we have some very nice momentum heading into Palm Springs next week.”

Senior Johnny Keefer finished in second place, his seventh-career top five finish and put him in the top 10 in school history. Keefer’s field-high 16 birdies helped him score a 3-under 213, his best personal finish since February 2021.

Junior Trey Bosco carded a 1-under 215, placing in the top five for the third time this season. Bosco had a solid outing that was capped off with birdies at Nos. 13, 16, and 17 to earn his fifth-place ranking.

Sophomore Drew Wrightson and senior Tyler Isenhart tied for eighth, their third and second top 10 finishes, respectively. Both scored an even par-216 and put stamps on their performances with their final birdies coming on No. 17.

Sophomore Zach Heffernan wound up 13th, marking his fourth top-25 finish this season. Heffernan ended with a birdie-bogey-birdie on his last three holes to secure the top-15 finish.

Up next, the Bears will travel to participate in the Prestige on Monday and Tuesday on the Norman Course at PGA West in Palm Springs, Calif.