ORU Finishes Under Par in Round One of Price's Give 'Em Five Invite

ORU Finishes Under Par in Round One of Price's Give 'Em Five Invite

The Basics
Event: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite
Location:
 Butterfield Trail Golf Club / El Paso, Texas
Full Results: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite – Round 1 Results
Web Story: Price's Give 'Em Five Invite – Round 1 Recap

EL PASO, Texas – An opening round of three under par put the Oral Roberts men's golf team in great position Friday, as the Golden Eagles are tied for third overall after 18 holes at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invite.

ORU is tied with No. 24 Marquette and New Mexico State for third at 281, while UTEP leads the way in its home tournament at 275.  

News and Notes
- ORU's 281 is tied for the eighth best round in school history and the best since 2015 when ORU shot 277 at the Jackrabbit Invitational.

- Cody Burrows and Josh Montgomery each shot 68 in the opening round and are tied for sixth overall.   

- Montgomery had just one bogey on the day. After starting on the 10th hole, Montgomery played the back nine -3 and birdied hole two before taking a bogey on his 12th hole of the day.

- Jackson Howes carded two eagles in the span of three holes, earning a three 18 and two, both par fives.

- All 13 teams finished the day with a score of 296 or better.

ORU Individual Results
T6 – Cody Burrows – 68
T6 – Josh Montgomery – 68
T26 – Mike Biata – 72
T39 – Jackson Howes -73
T77 – Grayson Jones - 79

Team Results
1 – UTEP – 275
2 – Texas State – 276
T3 – ORU – 281
T3 – No. 24 Marquette – 281
T3 – New Mexico State – 281
6 – Southern Utah – 284
7 – Air Force – 285
8 – UMKC – 287
9 – San Jose State – 288
10 – Western New Mexico – 291
11 – UTRGV – 292
12 – Army – 295
13 – Pacific – 296

Up Next
ORU will be paired with Southern Utah and Marquette for round two Saturday. Live results can be found at GolfStat.com.

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