COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The No. 15 Texas A&M men’s golf team claimed back-to-back titles at the Louisiana Classics stretching its lead to 11 strokes in Tuesday’s final round action.
The Aggies carded a three-round tally of 866 at the par-71, 6,898-yard Oakbourne Country Club to best runner-up Little Rock who leap-frogged Sam Houston on the day. LSU finished fourth, 27 strokes off the pace.
Texas A&M claimed the Louisiana Classics crown for the third time since 2018. The Maroon & White also won their fourth tournament of the season, adding to the Badger Invitational, the Blessings Collegiate Invitational and the Arizona Thunderbirds Intercollegiate.
The Aggies sandwiched runs of 287 around a 292 in cold and blustery conditions. Texas A&M’s first and third round scores were the lowest of tournament.
Jaime Montojo and Vishnu Sadagopan landed all-tournament recognition for finishing in the top 5. The pair tied for fourth place with a three-round tally of 217. Montojo shot a 70 Tuesday for the tournament’s lowest tally for the final day.
Playing as an individual, Phichaksn finished sixth with a 218. William Paysse was tied for ninth place at 220. Sam Bennett and Daniel Rodrigues tied for 12th and 15th place, respectively.
Texas A&M is playing for their second consecutive Louisiana Classics title and their third since 2018. The Maroon &
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TEXAS A&M SCORES
Phichaksn Maichon (i)
New Mexico State
TEXAS A&M QUOTES
Head coach Brian Kortan
On Tuesday’s round...
“It was just another scrappy round. The golf course played pretty difficult. The wind was blowing out of the north and chilly. I don’t think they put water on it for a while, so it was pretty backed out. The guys hung in there and put together a nice round – low round of the day. And we got to bring home a trophy, so that’s a good thing.”