PALM HARBOR, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) – The American Athletic Conference Championship came to a close Tuesday afternoon after the Knights finished third for the second consecutive season.
UCF finished the day with their best round of the tournament and the second-best round of all teams with a 285(+1). The Knights finished just one stroke behind second place, SMU in a race that came down to the final hole.
The Knights finished five strokes ahead of South Florida for six more War On I-4 points. It was the first time UCF has defeated the Bulls in the tournament since the commencement of The American.
Kyler Tate paced the Knights shooting three-under in his final round as a Knight for a 68(-3) and a 209(-4) for a three-day total. Tate finished fourth overall. In his final round, Tate made the turn at one-over, but was able to convert four birdies on the back nine to finish under par.
Clement Charmasson bounced back after his first two rounds to shoot 69(-2) after he made eagle on nine with three birdies in his final round of the season. In his first conference tournament, Charmasson finished with a 228(+15).
Bobby Bai pocketed five birdies in his final round of the tournament to finish with a 72(+1) and a 213(E) in the event and finished seventh overall.
With another pair of eagles on the day, the Knights converted the most eagles in the tournament with four.
To view all the results from today's action please visit golfstat.com.
The Knights will tee off Tuesday morning for the final round of The American Championship.
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