The Westlake High School Boys’ Golf Team captured the 2017 6A State Golf Championship, shooting a four under par 284 in the final round against Plano West, according to Golf Austin. Teammates Thomas Bockholt, Reid Davenport, Mathew Denton, Reese Ramsey, and Michael Rome won the title by seven shots.
The Westlake team had a three-shot lead over Plano West going into the final round of play, when Westlake’s four under par performance was four strokes less than Plano West’s even par score of 288. No other competing golf team matched or reached par over the two-day competition.
Mathew Denton played a 68 in the second round and 72 in the first round, giving him a four under par score for the competition. This was one shot shy of a tie for low individual score and a tie for second place for low individual score with Willam Moll of Houston Memorial, until a two-hole playoff for second place awarded Moll the title.
Reid Davenport scored 69 in the first round, with a second round score of 73, for a total of 142 and a sixth place finish in individual standings. Michael Rome scored 72 in the first round and 71 in the second round, for a ninth place tie in individual standings. Thomas Bockholt scored a 78 in the first round and an even par 72 in the second round.
Reese Ramsey will be playing golf for Texas A&M University next year. Rome will be playing golf for The University of Texas – San Antonio.
Returning next year to play at Westlake will be junior Reid Davenport, who has committed to Vanderbilt, Mathew Denton, who has committed to Texas A&M, and sophomore Thomas Bockholt.