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Lindsey Wins Eddie Burke, Sloanes Top-Ten

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July 25, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
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July 24, 2013

by Jeff Williford

HOUSTON -- Laura Lindsey won the 2013 Eddie Burke Sr. Young Houstonian Open which concluded on Wednesday after a final-round 76 . Lindsey, who was tied after 54 holes, won a three-way playoff on the par-three second hole to capture the tournament.

The 2013 individual NCAA DIII National Champion shot a tournament-low 70 in the second round of the tournament, and held off runners-up Lizzy Doykan and Christina Cantu to take home the win.

UT Tyler teammates Jordan and Taylor Sloane, who hail from Cypress, were also impressive, with Jordan finishing in a tie for fourth-place with a combined 224 while sister Taylor finished in eighth-place with a combined 232. More...

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