Four Mustangs Finish In the Top 10
Burgess, Smotherman and Buchanan All Top 10 After Day One; Second Round Halted Due To Darkness, Play To Resume At 10:45 a.m. CT
Mustangs Boast Three Top-10 Performers
Townsend, Smotherman Both Tied For Sixth
SMU Carded 20 Birdies and an Eagle in Round One
2013 Royal Oaks Invitational, Dallas, Texas
2014-15 (So.): Shot par or better in 10 rounds across 11 tournaments, with a season-low 66 (-4) in the second round of The Goodwin, helping lead SMU to a tie for the victory with UAB... Began the season with two straight top-10 results, tying for ninth at the season-opening GolfWeek Conference Challenge (218, +2) and tying for fourth at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate (215, -1)... Tied for fifth at the American Athletic Conference Championship (211, -5), earning all-conference honors after going below par in all three rounds... HONORS: All-American Athletic Conference.
2013-14 (Fr.): Tallied 10 rounds of par or better across 13 tournaments... Led Alabama's Robby Shelton (ranked No. 3 in the nation) through 14 holes in the match play playoff in the NCAA Championship quarterfinals... Tied for 19th at the NCAA San Antonio Regional (+2); tallied a season-low 69 (-3) in the second round... Tied for 28th at the National Invitational Tournament in Arizona (E)... Tied for 25th in his first collegiate event at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate.
2013 - Summer: Placed seventh at the Trans-Miss Championship and was a second alternate for the U.S. Amateur.
Prep: Was the 2011 Future Collegians World Tour Player of the Year and First Team All-American... Won four total FCWT tournaments... Was the West Bay Athletic League MVP in 2012 and 2013 and won the league title in 2010 and 2012... Won the 2011 Stockton AJGA tournament... Won the 2012 CCS Regionals and CCS finals... Qualified for the U.S. Open Sectionals in 2012... Was First Team All-League 2010-13... FCWT Academic All-American in 2011 and 2012.