Houston tops Texas at Bayou City Collegiate

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Houston tops Texas at Bayou City Collegiate


Houston tops Texas at Bayou City Collegiate

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Junior Roman Robledo and the Houston Cougars took the Bayou City Collegiate on Sunday, topping Texas by eight strokes.

Robledo ran away with medalist honors after shooting a final round 66. He ended up at 12 under par.

Houston finished at 31-under 833. Four Cougars finished in the top 10 individually.

Texas (23 under), South Carolina (13 under), Arkansas (9 under) and Baylor (8 under) rounded out the top five.

South Florida sophomore Chase Koepka, the No. 5 player in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, finished at T-46.

Texas had the best day on the course Sunday, shooting a 13-under 275, but it was not enough to catch its in-state opponent.


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