Air Force Wraps Up Competition at Border Olympics
March 26, 2011
LAREDO, Texas -
Led by freshman Kyle Westmoreland (Katy, Texas), the Air Force golf team placed 17th at the Border Olympics, hosted by the University of Houston at the par-72, 7,125-yard Laredo Country Club. The Falcons, who fired a 303 in the final round, turned in a team score of 897 (+33) for the tournament.
Westmoreland finished the weekend tied for 55th place individually with a score of 222 (+8). Junior Caleb Leestma (Seabrook, Texas) was next for the Falcons, tying for 79th place at 226, while Philip Colwell (Fr., The Woodlands, Texas) finished a stroke behind in a tie for 85th place.
Senior Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas) turned in a score of 229 for the tournament, while Andrew Hoops (So., Highland, Calif.), whose 75 in the final round was the low score of the day for Air Force, finished a stroke behind. In addition, Mark Boyer (Jr., Hershey, Pa.), competing as an individual, posted a three-round total of 254. Sixteenth-ranked Arkansas captured the team title, finishing with a three-round score of 832 (-32), while Rice’s Micha
el Whitehead earned medalist honors, finishing 19 strokes under par with a score of 197.
Air Force returns to action April 4-5, when they head to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the annual Cowboy Classic, hosted by the University of Wyoming.
17 Air Force 294-300-303 897
T55 Kyle Westmoreland 73-73-76 222
T79 Caleb Leestma 74-76-76 226
T85 Philip Colwell 72-76-79 227
T90 Kyle Bailey 75-78-76 229
T92 Andrew Hoops 80-75-75 230
100 Mark Boyer 82-86-86 254