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 (Jr.): Began his season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters in March after missing the fall portion of the campaign due to injury... Posted the third-best percentage of par or better rounds on the team (9 of 22)... Carded a season-low 69 (-2) in the final round of the Mason Rudolph Championship... Had a season-best finish at the Robert Kepler Invitational, tying for 13th (217, +4)... Shot a 1-under 71 in the third round of stroke play at the NCAA Championships, helping SMU advance to the final round of stroke play and finish 14th nationally.
2013-14 (So.): Totaled 11 round of par or better over 13 tournaments... Posted two rounds of par or better in the NCAA Championships, finishing 49th out of 155 golfers at +3... Tied for 21st at the NCAA San Antonio Regional at +3... Tied for 19th at the American Athletic Conference Championship, helping lead SMU to the team title... Carded a career-best 66 in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament in Arizona; tied for 17th at the event... Tied for 18th at the Gifford Collegiate.
2012-13 (Fr.): Competed in seven tournaments... Recorded a season-best finish at The Gopher Invitational, tying for ninth in his first collegiate event... Recorrded five rounds of par or better... Had a season-best three-round score of 215 at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate... Tallied two rounds of 68.
Prior to SMU: Won his individual league championship in 2012... Won the individual 2012 San Diego County Championship... Won the 2012 AJGA Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship... Earned San Diego All-CIF honors and was named Player of the Year in his district his senior year... Helped lead his team to three straight league and country championships (2010-12), as well as the Southern California Championship all three of those years... Led his team to the overall California State Championship in 2011... Earned five top-10's in SCPGA Toyota Tour Cup tournaments and 10 top-30's in AJGA events... Graduated with a 3.7 GPA and earned a spot on the school's Dean's List, and was also named a San Diego Union Tribune scholar athlete.