Victor Lange has a flair for finishes and Wednesday’s final round at the NCAA Regionals in Tucson was no different. A senior, Lange fired a Tucson Regional single round best 7-under-par (65) as he finished 11th overall in the three-round tournament at The Gallery Golf Club.
Jacob Wyatt and Victor Lange each carded 2-over-par rounds as the freshman-senior duo led Louisiana Tech in Tuesday’s second round of play at the NCAA Regionals at The Gallery Golf Club in Tucson.
Perhaps health is an issue for Louisiana Tech’s golf team when it comes to postseason play but that seems to play in the Bulldogs favor. Despite fighting an illness and slight fever the last few days, Jacob Wyatt carded a team-leading and season-best round of 1-under-par 71 as play opened Monday at the NCAA Golf Regional in Tucson.
Why not us? That was the mantra Louisiana Tech’s golf team lived by at the Conference USA Championship when the Bulldogs, then ranked 140th in the country, upended No. 38 UAB in the championship match for the school’s first conference title in 36 years.
In golf terms, Saturday morning for the Louisiana Tech golf team started out with a strong hook into a hazard but recovered nicely by getting up-and-down to save par.
For the three Louisiana Tech seniors headed to the NCAA Golf Regionals in Tucson, Arizona this weekend, traveling from the piney woods of North Louisiana to the southwestern Arizona desert will seem like a short jaunt compared to what it has taken them to reach Ruston.
The anomaly that is the quarter system is providing a bigger challenge for Louisiana Tech’s golf team this week than any bunker, hazard or out of bounds marker. For senior Victor Lange there is added pressure. His academic - and possibly athletic - collegiate career could reach its conclusion in a matter of days or weeks, but...
Go west, young men. Louisiana Tech will head west as it was selected as the No. 12 seed for the Tucson, Arizona Regional when the NCAA Golf Regionals tee off on May 16.