Texas-Tyler men win first Division III crown
Friday, May 17, 2013
Texas-Tyler won its first NCAA Division III National Championship on Friday, shooting 5-over 289 in the final round to finish off a four-round total of 27-over 1,167.
The Patriots bested second-place Transylvania by seven shots at the Raven Golf Club in Destin, Fla. Freshman Buddy Hallman was the low scorer for Texas-Tyler, finished second individually with a 2-over 287, four shots behind medalist Brad Shigezawa of Claremont Mudd Scripps.
Methodist (1,188) finished third followed by Emory (1,191) and Claremont Mudd Scripps (1,194).
Texas-Tyler is the first golf program out of the American Southwest Conference to win a national title.