Record round earns Wild weekly golf honor from LSC

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Courtesy TREY REED/Midwestern State Athletics

Special to The Flash Today
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STEPHENVILLE — Casey Wild was named the Lone Star Conference Golfer of the Week after are record-setting performance at the Flagler Fall Slam in St. Augustine, Florida this week.

Wild tied the Marsh Creek Country Club course record by shooting 4-under-par 68 in the final round to win the Flagler Fall Slam.  Wild, who entered Tuesday’s final round in fourth place on the individual leaderboard, carded a total score of 140 (-4) to win the tournament. Wild had a tournament-best 11 birdies – including six on the final day. It’s the lowest 36-hole score of her career and ties her lowest 18-hole score, which she also accomplished in 2016 as a sophomore.

It’s Wild’s first title of her senior season.  Wild’s average scoring by hole was 2.88 (-1) on Par 3s, even par on Par 4s, and 4.63 (-3) on Par 5s, all of which ranked in the top four of all players in the tournament.  Wild’s performance helped the TexAnns move up two spots on the team leaderboard and finish in fifth place with a score of 302-295-597 (+21). Barry won the tournament with a 585 (+9). It’s Wild’s ninth career LSC weekly award and first this season.

The Flagler Fall Slam was the final tournament of the fall season for the TexAnns. Stay tuned to TarletonSports.com for the spring schedule.


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