HIGHER STANDARDS – MEN’S GOLF
THE MEN’S GOLF TEAM LOOKS TO CAPTURE A SECOND-CONSECUTIVE NATIONAL TITLE.
AFTER WINNING its first national championship since 1972 last season, the Texas golf team is trying to win another, repeating a trail blazed by the squads led by Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw.
Despite losing their top two players from the 2011-12 team, the Longhorns still have the team that can win it all again.
Buoyed by three returning stalwarts and spurred by freshman South African import Brandon Stone, Texas has stampeded through most of the 2012-13 season. The Longhorns claimed five victories during the regular season and finished in the top four in10 of its 11 tournaments.
The team won its own tournament — the hotly contested Morris Williams Invitational — for the third consecutive year. Yet unlike the national championship team, this year’s squad captured the....
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