Cougars Ready for American Champs - (Perras wins, Coogs finish Tied for 2nd)

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Lineup
Michael Perras
Papito Gonzalez
Matt Williams
Zach Tracy
Matt Scobie

Time
Sunday, April 23 • 18 holes
7 a.m. (CDT) start

Monday, April 24 • 18 holes
7 a.m. (CDT) start

Tuesday, April 25 • 18 holes
7 a.m. (CDT) start

Location
Copperhead Course –
Innisbrook Golf Club
Palm Harbor, Fla.
7,209 yards • Par 71

TEAM FIELD
The tournament features nine teams, including No. 46 UCF, USF, SMU, Cincinnati, East Carolina, UConn, Memphis and Temple.

The winner of the 2017 American Championships receives the league’s automatic bid to NCAA Regional play, scheduled to be held May 15-17 at one of six locations across the country.

Live Scoring: http://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=11026



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American Championships First Round (April 23, 2017)
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Cougars stand in second place after first day, one back of leader… Papito Gonzalez shoots 3-under 69 to hold individual leader after 18 holes… Second Round tees off Monday morning #GoCoogs

SECOND-ROUND PAIRINGS
Monday’s First Round tees off with a 7 a.m. (CDT) start. The Cougars will compete in groups with No. 46 UCF and USF beginning at 7:50 a.m. (CDT) Monday off No. 1.

Williams begins at 7:50 a.m. (CDT) Monday with Tracy (8 a.m. CDT), Scobie (8:10 a.m. CDT), Perras (8:20 a.m. CDT) and Gonzalez (8:30 a.m. CDT) following.


Not a great day for the Coogs. Will need a minor miracle tomorrow.


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American Championships Second Round (April 24, 2017)
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Coogs battle through tough conditions in Second Round at Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort… Final Round begins Tuesday morning #GoCoogs

FINAL-ROUND PAIRINGS
Tuesday’s Final Round tees off with a 7 a.m. (CDT) start. The Cougars will compete in groups with UConn and Memphis off No. 1.

Tracy begins at 7 a.m. (CDT) Tuesday with Williams (7:10 a.m. CDT), Scobie (7:20 a.m. CDT), Gonzalez (7:30 a.m. CDT) and Perras (7:40 a.m. CDT) following.

Live video of the 18th hole during the Final Round:






Team Rounds Score
1 2 3 F

  1. USF 287 283 287 857 +5
    t2. Houston 288 297 287 872 +20
    t2. Cincinnati 291 288 293 872 +20
  2. #46 UCF 289 294 294 877 +25
  3. Memphis 294 300 287 881 +29
    t6. SMU 300 295 289 884 +32
    t6. UConn 295 292 297 884 +32
  4. East Carolina 299 303 296 898 +46
  5. Temple 298 300 304 902 +50

HOUSTON LEADERS
1 2 3 F

  1. Michael Perras 71 70 71 212 -1
    t5. Papito Gonzalez 68 76 70 214 +1
    t15. Matt Scobie 73 77 71 221 +8
    t30. Matt Williams 77 74 75 226 +13
    t43. Zach Tracy 76 79 77 232 +19

UP NEXT
With the completion of The American Championships, the Cougars will learn their NCAA postseason fate. The NCAA Selection Show will air at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 4, on Golf Channel.

The Cougars look to be sent to one of these six NCAA Regional sites: University Club (Baton Rouge, La.); The Grove (Murfreesboro, Tenn.); Kampen Course (West Lafayette, Ind.); Stanford Golf Course (Stanford, Calif.); UT Golf Club (Austin, Texas) or Washington National Golf Club (Auburn, Wash.).



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With his impressive performance this week, Perras became the first player in Houston history to win an NCAA Regional title and a conference tournament championship. He captured the 2016 NCAA Franklin Regional with a score of 16-under 200 a year ago.


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