Top-Ranked Golf Team Gets Third-Straight Win (Watch)

Not every year can bring a national championship in football, even for an athletics powerhouse like UT.

That’s why it’s nice that even in our gridiron-rebuilding years, we have plenty of other totally dominant teams to cheer on.

Take men’s golf. Here’s a sport in which, while LSU is ranked a distant 38th, UT is number one.

On Tuesday, the team won its third tournament in a row, the Islesworth Collegiate Invitational in Orlando, Fla. The team finished 10 strokes ahead of the next-highest team.

Freshman Jordan Spieth scored his first collegiate win by leading all individual golfers with a total of 205. Senior Dylan Frittelli finished in second place.

Want more to cheer for? Go behind the scenes with the golf team on a quest for the national championship in this Longhorn Network video feature, or read about how UT golf has rebuilt here.

UT men’s golfers after winning the Islesworth tournament. Photo courtesy UT Athletics.


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