Jayhawks finished second at the Big 12 Match Play Championship
HOUSTON – The Kansas men’s golf team placed second at the Big 12 Match Play Championship at the Houston Oaks Golf Club in Houston, Texas on Sunday, Oct. 13.
Through a back and forth match, Texas Tech held off KU 4-1-1 in the championship round. This marks the second straight season that the Jayhawks have finished inside the top two at the Big 12 Match Play Championship.
"Great match today. I thought we played well and Texas Tech was awfully hard to beat today. Hats off to them."Head Coach Jamie Bermel
The Jayhawks compiled the most team points in Pool B with 10 and went 3-0-1 going into the final round.
"The guys had a good week. Freshman Luke Kluver didn’t lose a match and played well. Overall it was a great team effort."Head Coach Jamie Bermel
Kluver won all five of his matchups over the course of the tournament in his debut at the Big 12 Match Play Championship. Kluver was the lone Jayhawk to win his match against the Red Raiders, defeated Kyle Hogan 3&2.
Redshirt sophomore Jeff Doty went back and forth in his final match against Texas Tech’s Garrett Martin. Doty and Martin finished tied in the match.
"We need to get rested up and get ready for our last tournament of the fall."Head Coach Jamie Bermel
Next KU will close out its fall season at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, on Nov. 1-3.