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Ducks Compete Against Strong Field at Colonial

Oct 3, 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas – In a tournament that features 13 top-25 teams, the Oregon men's golf team shot rounds of 284-287 and was tied for 12th at 11-over 571 Monday after the first two rounds of the Ben Hogan Invitational at Colonial Country Club.
How It Happened: Greg Solhaug carded rounds of 70-71 to lead the Ducks and was tied for 23rd at 1-over 141.
Oregon also had Owen Avrit and Aiden Krafft tied for 42nd at 4-over 144.
No. 13 North Carolina led the stacked field at 10-under, four strokes ahead of No. 3 Stanford at minus-6.
No. 6 Arizona State was third at 3-under, followed by No. 25 Pepperdine (2-under), No. 7 Texas Tech (1-under) and No. 11 Oklahoma State (3-over) to round out the top six.
No. 1 Vanderbilt and No. 19 Texas led the next group at 4-over, followed by No. 21 Wake Forest (7-over) and No. 18 Georgia Tech and host TCU tied at 10-over.
The Ducks were tied with No. 17 Georgia at 11-over with No. 10 Florida (12-over), No. 2 Oklahoma (13-over) and USC (23-over) rounding out the field.
Notable: Solhaug had his first eagle of the season in the first round. He was tied for the tournament lead in par-5 scoring at 3-under. … Solhaug was one of three Ducks to card an even-par 70 in the opening round along with Krafft and Greyson Leach. Avrit had Oregon's lone 70 in the second round.
Ducks On The Leaderboard
First and Second Rounds
Colonial Country Club (Par 70, 7,204 Yards)
T12. Oregon – 284-287-571 (+11)
T23. Greg Solhaug – 70-71-141 (+1)
T42. Owen Avrit – 74-70-144 (+4)
T42. Aiden Krafft – 70-74-144 (+4)
T52. Greyson Leach – 70-75-145 (+5)
T68. Nate Stember – 75-72-147 (+7)
Up Next: The final round of the Ben Hogan Invitational will be played Tuesday.
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