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Men’s golf goes to playoff before losing national title to Oregon

Texas sophomore Taylor Funk took his match to a third overtime hole before the University of Oregon pulled out the win to claim its first men's golf national championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Texas sophomore Taylor Funk took his match to a third overtime hole before the University of Oregon pulled out the win to claim its first men's golf national championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Texas men’s golf team’s dream of a national championship fell just short Wednesday when the Longhorns lost, 3-2, Wednesday to the University of Oregon at Eugene Country Club.

Texas played the march without All-America Beau Hossler, who injured his shoulder in the national semifinal victory over USC. But UT head coach John Fields said