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Men's Golf Heads to Conference USA Championships

April 20, 2013

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss men's golf team will travel to Texarkana, Ark., for the 2013 Conference USA Championships, Sunday-Tuesday, April 21-23. The tournament will be played at the par-72, 6,935-yard Texarkana Country Club for the third straight year.

The Golden Eagles are looking to finally break through into the top spot, as they have finished in the top three in three of the last six championships.

The Golden Eagles will tee off from the 10th tee. Freshman Tyler Peggs will tee off at 8 a.m. in the No. 5 position. He is averaging 77.59 strokes per round in six events this year. His best finish was a 23rd-place tie at the USA Individual Tournament.

Freshman Michael Perez will tee off at 8:10 a.m. in the No. 4 position. The Weston, Fla., native is averaging 77.00 strokes on the year in seven tournaments this year. His best finish was 35th-place tie at the Louisiana Classics.

Junior Jared Smith tees off at 8:20 a.m. from the No. 3 position. The Saucier, Miss. native is averaging 77.0 strokes per round in seven events. His best finish was a 27th-place tie at the Old Waverly Collegiate.

Junior Kevin Brady is in the No. 2 position and will tee off and 8:30 a.m. Brady is averaging 74.43 strokes per round. In 10 tournaments, he has two top five, three top 10 and five top 20 finishes. His best finish came at the Argent Financial Classic, where he took fourth-place.

Junior Zach Estep will tee off at 8:40 a.m. from the No. 1 position. Estep is averaging a team-leading 74.03 strokes per round. He has one top five, four top 10 and five top 20 finishes. His best finish was a tie for fifth-place at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate.

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Southern Miss Line-up
1. Zach Estep
2. Kevin Brady
3. Jared Smith
4. Michael Perez
5. Tyler Peggs

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