(Southwest Oklahoma) - A two-hour rain delay to start the morning couldn’t stop Dallas Baptist University from catching first-round leader St. Edwards University and eventually winning The Territory Classic in a one-hole playoff at The Territory Golf & Country Club in Duncan, Oklahoma.
Hosted by Cameron University, individual honors went to Abilene Christian’s Alex Carpenter who shot a 4-under 140 (74-66). Team standings follow:
* Dallas Baptist University 291, 287 - 578
* St. Edwards University 290, 288 - 578
* Abilene Christian 295, 284 - 579
* University of the Southwest 300, 296 - 596
* Newman University 300, 298 - 598
* Midwestern State 301, 297 - 598
* University of Central Oklahoma 305, 294 - 599
* West Texas A&M University 306, 295 - 601
* Arkansas Tech University 307, 295 - 602
* Cameron University 303, 302 - 605
* Southern Nazarene University 307, 303 - 610
* Delta State University 308, 305 - 613
* East Central University 314, 302 - 616
* Southwestern Oklahoma State 304, 312 - 616
* Texas A&M Commerce 319, 308 - 627
* Southeastern Oklahoma State 317, 311 - 628
* University of Incarnate Word 315, 316 - 631
The Territory (http://www.territorygolf.com/) – named a Top 50 Residential Course by Golfweek and one of Oklahoma’s Top 10 Courses by Golf Digest – is a Randy Heckenkemper design that unfolds of acres of rolling terrain.
With five sets of tees – ranging from 4,845 to 7,110 yards – the modified target-golf course offers playability and enjoyment to players of all ages and skill levels. The greens are an A1-A4 creeping bentgrass blend, the tees, fairways and roughs are Tifsport Bermudagrass and native vegetation frames the playing corridors.
Opened by Rick and Barbara Braught in 2004, The Territory has played host to two Oklahoma State Amateurs, an Oklahoma Senior State Amateur, an NCAA Div. II Super Regional and an event on the Adams Pro Golf Tour Series.
A private club where family-friendly activities are ever present, The Territory has opened its fairways to all via its popular stay-and-play packages. The luxurious, graciously appointed accommodations feature two-to-four spacious bedrooms, a living room, full kitchen and baths. Package pricing per person is:
* Single: $275 per night
* Double: $225 per night
* Triple: $195 per night
* Foursome: $175 per night
For more information on The Territory, call 580.475.0075 or visit http://www.territorygolf.com/.