Jim Carter -- the 1983 NCAA Men's Golf Champion -- Gets Professional Win
He started it all as ASU's first NCAA men's golf individual champion nearly 40 years ago, and he keeps on getting it done.
Sun Devil Jim Carter -- the 1983 NCAA champion and current Scottsdale resident -- won the 24th Lone Star NGL Texas Senior Open presented by S & B and Vortech Contracting in Mont Belivieu with a 14-under 199 (66-70-63) on Friday.
The ASU Hall of Famer was tied for third entering the final round, but with five birdies on the front nine and three on the back, his bogey-free 63 gave him a three-shot win.
ARIZONA STATE INDIVIDUAL NCAA CHAMPIONS
2003: Alejandro Canizares
1993: Todd Demsey
1992: Phil Mickelson
1990: Phil Mickelson
1989: Phil Mickelson
1983: Jim Carter
"I felt really good coming in. I started hitting some good shots, made some puts on the first day and the last day. The second day was a little iffy on the greens, but today made up for it. I felt good today. I just hit some good quality shots and then when you can make the putts, it builds a little momentum," said Carter. "And that's where it gets fun. And then you get a little nervous and a little adrenaline pumping, and so you have to try and not get too excited. I did a good job, so it worked out nice."
Ron Schroeder and Mike Standly finished second at 11-under 202.
The 24th Lone Star NGL Texas Senior Open was contested at Eagle Pointe Golf Club, a 6,740-yard part 71 course in Mont Belvieu, Texas. This is the seventh year in a row Eagle Pointe has hosted this prestigious event.
Jim Carter is your 24th Lone Star NGL Texas Senior Open Champion.
— STPGA (@STexasPGA) October 23, 2020
Final results from this week can be found on the Texas Senior Open Tournament Page.