Arkansas’ Cappelen wins SEC Championship

CappelenRazorback junior Sebastian Cappelen clinched the SEC individual golf championship on Sunday. Cappelen ended the tournament shooting a 4-under 66 Sunday and finishing 8-under par overall for the three day tournament.
Not only did Cappelen overcome a four-stroke deficit to win the SEC championship, but became the first Arkansas golfer since Bud Still in 1995 to win the tournament. South Carolina’s Caleb Sturgeon was the leader coming into the final round Sunday, but triple-bogeyed the 16th to fall 4 shots behind Cappelen.
Cappelen played lights out over his last 40 holes, shooting 8-under par and not recording a single bogey. On a day with gusts winds at 20-30 miles per hour, Cappelen hit 16 of 18 fairways, hit every green, and was just one of two players to shoot under par.
In the team standings, the #14 Razorbacks finished in 6th place with #2 Alabama winning the team title.

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