Texas, Stone take titles at Bayou City Championship

Matt Kuchar hits from out of bounds toward the 14th fairway at Pebble Beach golf links during the final round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007.

Texas, Stone take titles at Bayou City Championship

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Texas, Stone take titles at Bayou City Championship

Texas earned its second team title of the season with a 21-shot victory over Houston at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship.

Texas, ranked No. 2 by Golfweek, won the event at Redstone Golf Club in Humble, Texas in wire-to-wire form after building a a five-shot lead with its opening 3-under 285. The team shot its best round of the week, 14-under 274, and again posted the best final-round score (283) to finish at 22-under 842.

Houston was second, followed by South Carolina in solo third and Louisiana Tech in fourth.

The Bayou marks Texas’ first victory since the season-opening Carpet Capital Collegiate. Longhorn freshman Brandon Stone earned medalist honors that week, in his college debut, and won again this week in Humble.

Stone finished 54 holes at 9-under 207, three shots ahead of runner-up Julio Vegas, a Texas teammate. Another Longhorn, Toni Hakula, finished in a share of third with Baylor’s Filippo Zucchetti.

Bayou City Collegiate Championship (Final)

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