Former OSU Golfer Austin Eckroat Finishes Second at Byron Nelson

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Eckroat earned $845,500 this weekend.

There was no back-up in Eckroat. Entered Sunday with a 2-stroke lead and shoots 65, yet loses by a stroke. Hey, kudos to Jason Day. He WON it; it darn sure wasn’t give to him. Nice job, Eck!

In other golf-related news, the Cowboys shot -12 and are tied for 5th at the Vegas regional.

Looking at scores from all regionals, it seems the NCAA sent out a memo to set courses up as putt-putt venues – maybe an overcorrection to the Division III women’s debacle that arose last week. Arizona State shot a collective first-round -26 at Vegas. Over three days, that equates to -78!