Men’s golf ends streak, places eighth at Trinity Forest Invite

The Oregon men’s golf team wrapped up the Trinity Forest Invitational on Tuesday, finishing in eighth place overall in Dallas.

The Ducks were 8-over par after the three-day event, snapping their streak of 15-straight top-five team finishes. Florida topped the other 12 schools competing, shooting 17-under.

Ryan Gronlund was the top finisher for the Ducks. He shot 2-under par to place 10th individually. He had a best 3-under par during Monday’s round.

Edwin Yi was not far behind at 11th overall. He was tied for third after Monday, but shot a 3-over, his worst score of the weekend, on Tuesday. He finished the tournament at 1-under par.

After a strong showing at the Rod Myers Invitational on Sept. 16, sophomore Norman Xiong struggled, finishing in a tie for 42nd. On Tuesday, he finished with an even par-71, but it only improved his place by ten spots after shooting 4-over par on Monday.

Donald Kay finished next for Oregon. He had a strong day one, shooting a 69 on Sunday and sitting tied for 15th place after day two; however, he fell to 49th after shooting 7-over par to wrap up the tournament.

Sam Foust tied for 75th at 19-over, finishing up the Ducks’ scoring. Kymer Li tied for 73rd at 17-over but competed as an individual. It was Li’s first collegiate tournament.

Up next, the Ducks will compete close to home as they head to Portland for the Nike Collegiate Invitational beginning on Oct. 1.

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