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Paysse in Sixth Place after Round Two of Southern Highlands Collegiate – Texas A&M Athletics

Paysse in Sixth Place after Round Two of Southern Highlands Collegiate - Texas A&M Athletics

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Texas A&M men’s golfer William Paysse shot his second straight round of 3-under-par, 69 to move into sixth place after two rounds at the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate.

Paysse fired six birdies on the day at the par-72, 7,510-yard Southern Highlands Golf Club and sits four strokes off the lead at 6-under, 138.

The No. 15 Aggies remained in eighth place after the second round. The Maroon & White logged a 1-over, 289 and own an even-par, 576 ledger.

Sam Bennett posted a 1-under, 71 in Monday’s action. He ended the day tied for 38th at 2-over, 146.

Daniel Rodrigues carded a 2-over, 74 for the second time to move to 4-over, 148 for the tournament.

Jaime Montojo and Dallas Hankamer logged a 3-over, 75 for the day. After two rounds, Montojo is in 38th place at 1-over, 144 place. Hankamer sits at 5-over for the tournament.

The Aggies made the most hay on the par-5, 592-yard 9th hole where each of the four counting scores birdied the hole.

North Carolina leads the field at 20-under, 556 with Texas in second place at 16-under, 560. The Aggies start the final round with fifth-place Oklahoma (-6), sixth-place Florida (-5) and seventh-place UNLV (-1) within single-digit stroke striking distance.

Two players are tied atop the leaderboard at 10-under, 134, including Florida’s Yuxin Lin and North Carolina’s Austin Greaser.

The final round is slated for Tuesday. The Aggies tee off on the first hole at 11 a.m. Central paired with an alphabet soup UNLV and TCU. Live scoring is available at

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 t-6  William Paysse        69-69=138 (-5)

t-31  Jaime Montojo         70-75=145 (+1)

t-38  Sam Bennett           75-71=146 (+2)

t-54  Daniel Rodrigues      74-74=148 (+4)

t-63  Dallas Hankamer       74-75=149 (+5)



   1  North Carolina     271-285=556 (-20)

   2  Texas              283-277=560 (-16)

   3  Pepperdine         278-286=564 (-12)

   4  Illinois           285-281=566 (-10)

   5  Oklahoma           287-283=570  (-6)

   6  Florida            283-288=571  (-5)     

   7  UNLV               287-288=575  (-1)

 t-8  Texas A&M       …


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