"We just got back from the ORU Shootout in Tulsa. We finished third. We hoped to win, but we didn't play quite well enough. But it was a fun tournament. It was played on a really tough course, really long and narrow. That was a challenge.
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"We have played in two tournaments since my last post. We went to Albuquerque for the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate first. I tied for 18th there, which tied the best finish of my college career. We didn't do too well as a team, but I saw some glimpses of good play from everybody. Then we went to Lake Tahoe to play in the Wolf Pack Classic, and none of us did well and we ended up finishing last. What we took from that is we need to change how we prepare for tournaments and focus more on our short games, putting and chipping instead of going out and hitting balls for practice.
"Practice is slowly approaching. I think all of the guys are more excited than I am. I have been through four or five years of practice. I'm used to practice and I know how to prepare for it. With the young guys, this is their first go-round so they really don't know what to expect and they're ready to experience a collegiate practice. I'm a little more excited about the games and the season, but practice is where it all starts.