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Texas men’s golf wins fifth straight Big 12 Conference championship

Junior Doug Ghim rallied in the final round to tie teammate Scottie Scheffler for runner-up honors as the Texas men's golf team won its fifth consecutive Big 12 championship (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The No. 14 University of Texas men’s golf team knocked off four teams ranked in GolfStat’s top 13 to win its fifth consecutive Big 12 Championship Wednesday at Prairie Dunes Country Club, a par-70 course that stretches out over 6,940 yards. The Longhorns beat runner-up Oklahoma State by a single stroke.

Texas, which trailed by as many as six strokes before rallying to overtake the field