Burrows ties at top but ORU falls off pace in Summit League Championship

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Event: The Summit League Men’s Golf Championship
Location: Sand Creek Station GC / Newton, Kan.
Full Results: The Summit League Championship – Final Results

NEWTON, Kan. – For the second time in his Oral Roberts career, senior Cody Burrows earned an individual championship, finishing in a four-way tie for first at the 2019 Summit League Men’s Golf Championship. Denver’s Cal McCoy won Championship MVP honors in the four-man playoff.

With an NCAA regional berth at stake, ORU dropped 16 shots off the pace on the final day. Denver pulled away in the final round to win the team championship at 874 and the Golden Eagles finished in a tie for fourth in a group of four teams that were within a shot of each other. ORU (290-299-301—890) tied with North Dakota State (300-294-296—890) for fourth, one shot back of South Dakota and South Dakota State who tied for second at 889.

ORU’s two All-Summit League selections—Burrows and Dustin Hasley—each earned All-Tournament honors by finishing in the top five. Burrows shot rounds of 70-74-75 to earn his tie for the top spot, while Hasley shot 73-72-75 and finished fifth. Burrows had 17 total birdies, six more than anyone else in the field. Burrows’ other collegiate win came at the Bob Sitton Invitational, March 15, 2016.

Due to the weather forecast of rain on Tuesday, the tournament schedule was altered and the teams played 36 holes, Monday.

All-Tournament Team
Cal McCoy – Denver (Championship MVP)
Cody Burrows – ORU
Dustin Hasley – ORU
Esteban Missura – Denver
Andrew Israelson – North Dakota State

ORU Individual Results
T1 – Cody Burrows – 70-74-75—219
5 – Dustin Hasley – 73-72-75—220
T16 – Jack Howes – 72-76-76—224
T25 – Hunter Laughlin – 75-77-75—227
42 – Grayson Jones – 76-83-86—245

Team Results
1 – Denver – 292-294-288—874
T2 – South Dakota – 298-296-295—889
T2 – South Dakota State – 290-301-298—889
T4 – ORU – 290-299-301—890
T4 – North Dakota State – 300-294-296—890
6 – Omaha – 304-301-298—898
7 – Fort Wayne – 299-310-291—900
8 – Western Illinois – 312-317-295—924
9 – North Dakota – 318-316-304—938


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