Razorbacks Climb Leaderboard at Notre Dame

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Arkansas men’s golf team fired a three-under-par 277 during the second round of the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic Monday to rise from eighth to third place in the team standings. The team score is the lowest for the Razorbacks since May 10, 2005, when UA shot a final-round 278 at the Central Regional to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Three Razorbacks carded sub-par rounds on the day.

Junior Andrew Landry led the charge with a two-under-par 68, the 11th time during his career he has shot a round in the 60s. Teammate David Lingmerth posted his first sub-70 round as a Razorback with his one-under-par 69. The two UA golfers are tied for sixth on the individual leaderboard at one-over-par, five shots behind the leader.

Jason Turner rebounded from his opening-round 78 to card a one-under-par 69 during Monday’s round. Turner began the day tied for 51st, but now has a share of 25th place entering the final round. Senior Allen McFerran shot a one-over-par 71 to end the second round with a total score of eight-over-par.

Rounding out the UA team is senior Barrett Lais with a four-over-par 74 on Monday. After day two, Lais is tied for 53rd place overall at 15-over-par.

Michigan State, 14 shots ahead of second-place Baylor, continues to lead the tournament. The Spartans’ Ryan Brehm is the individual leader after his six-under-par round of 64. He is four-under for the tournament.

The Razorbacks will tee off Tuesday beginning at 8:20 a.m. CT. A live leaderboard will be available once play begins at www.golfstat.com. Log on to www.hogwired.com for complete results and continued coverage of Arkansas golf.

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