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LSU Golf’s Drew Doyle takes 2nd place, the Tigers are 4th in the Louisiana Classics

Editor’s Note: The following is an official press release courtesy of LSU’s Athletics Department.

BATON ROUGE – Drew Doyle recorded his best result of the season Tuesday, finishing second with a 54-hole, 3-over-par 216 as LSU finished play at the Louisiana Classics at Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette.

Doyle was honored for his performance in all tournaments as he finished in the top 5 for the third time in seven events this year. It was Doyle’s highest collegiate result since becoming a medalist at The Hayt at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. last March.

As a team, LSU finished the two-day event in fourth place, 38 to 890 (295-296-299). Texas A&M won the team title with 14 overs, followed by Little Rock with 25 overs and Sam Houston with 29 overs. Hosts Louisiana-Lafayette rounded out the top five with 42 overs.

Doyle fucked two of his last three holes to take second place. His final round of 71 with even par included three birdies, the other came on the par 4 11th hole. Doyle opened the tournament on day one with rounds of 73 and 72.

Doyle was one of just 10 golfers in a field of 84 players to equal or better than Tuesday’s shot.

LSU received another top-10 finish from Cohen Trolio, who hit a 2-over round of 73 on Tuesday. Trolio finished the tournament 7-over-220 (72-75-73) for ninth place overall.

Other finals results for the Tigers included Luke Haskew with 6 for 77, Connor Gaunt with 7 for 78 and Nicholas Arcement with 10 for 81. Gaunt finished 35th overall with a total of 228 over three rounds, followed by Arcement and Haskew in a tie for 43rd place at 230.

Individually, Michael Sanders finished 25th with a third-round score of 81, finishing with 225. He was joined by Leo Johansson, who finished 52nd with 231, and Chris Woollam, who finished 63rd with 233 .

Woollam had the second-best round of the day for Tigers on Tuesday with a 1-over-72. Woollam’s round included five birdies, four came in the front nine.

Little Rock’s Anton Albers earned the medal with 2 under 212 as he finished Tuesday’s tournament with one of just two rounds under par. Doyle finished second with New Orleans’ Kyle Bennett.

Story originally appeared on LSU Tigers Wire