HUTCHINSON, Kan. - Oklahoma State fired a record-breaking 10-under-par score of 270 to stay atop the field at the 2011 Big 12 Men's Golf Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan.
The Cowboys set the Big 12 Championship record for lowest overall round with their performance Tuesday. Their three-round total of 845 also broke the event mark for low 54-hole score, previously set by Texas in 2002 (850). OSU had four players under-par in round three, tying the record set in the first round at last year's event by Texas A&M. The Aggies shot a third-round 5-under-par total of 275 to finish in second place, followed by third-place Texas. Texas Tech (4th, 866) and Oklahoma (5th, 867) are just one shot from each other. Sixth-place Missouri finished with a 4-under round of 276 to jump four spots in the standings.
Oklahoma State's Morgan Hoffman (70-69-68=207) played steady throughout day three, carding a 2-under 68, to keep himself atop the individual leaderboard. Hoffmann's teammate, Kevin Tway (66-73-71=210) sits in second. Jordan Russell of Texas A&M is in third with a three-day total of 212, while Chandler Rusk (TTU), Ryan Sirman (OU) and Julio Vegas (UT) are tied for fourth with three-day totals of 213. Russell and OSU's Sean Einhaus recorded the day's low with 4-under-par rounds of 66.
The final day of the 2011 Big 12 Men's Golf Championship will begin at 8 a.m. CT Wednesday. Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Missouri tee off the first hole while Kansas, Nebraska and Baylor will begin their rounds on the 10th. The remaining six teams begin at 8:50 a.m. with Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Texas going off hole 1 and Colorado, Kansas State and Iowa State starting on the 10th tee.
1. Oklahoma State 283-292-270=845
2. Texas A&M 286-296-275=857
3. Texas 287-291-284=862
4. Texas Tech 286-299-281=866
5. Oklahoma 287-292-288=867
6. Missouri 300-302-276=878
7. Kansas 290-303-286=879
T8 Nebraska 286-303-297=886
T8. Baylor 296-299-291=886
10. Colorado 291-307-293=891
T11. Kansas State 296-306-298=900
T11. Iowa State 302-305-293=900
1. Morgan Hoffmann, OSU 70-69-68=207
2. Kevin Tway, OSU 66-73-71=210
3. Jordan Russell, TAMU 77-69-66=212
T4. Chandler Rusk, TTU 71-73-69=213
T4. Ryan Sirman, OU 66-74-73=213
T4. Julio Vegas, UT 70-71-72=213
7. Conrad Shindler, TAMU 71-74-69=214
T8. Stuart Ballingall, MU 74-73-68=215
T8. Talor Gooch, OSU 73-75-67=215
T8. Will Griffin, TTU 73-71-71=215