Shane O’Hare ‘25 and Thomas Roberson ‘24 racked top-10 results to pace St. Thomas to a robust second-place team finish at the TAPPS 6A District 2 championship at Gleannloch Pines Golf Club in Spring.
Eagle Golf with head coach Ray Davis responded with its best scoring rounds of the season to earn a state qualifying position for the first time since 2017.
O’Hare (74/76) blazed to fourth overall among 48 competitors to front five St. Thomas all-district contributors. The Eagles concluded Day 1 with a 314 score and all 10 golfers shooting 86 or better.
On Day 2, Roberson (79/74) matched O’Hare’s opening 74 to capture sixth overall.
Landon Donnelly ’25 (86/76) and Hudson Keyser ’25 (80-83) tag-teamed with solid ball striking to seize 14th and 15th. Cole Taylor ’24 (81/88) rounded out the superb St. Thomas qualifying effort.
George Sobba ‘25 carded 77/81 to take 10th and advance to the state tournament as an individual medalist.
The 623 team total for Eagle Golf (314/309) narrowly trailed San Antonio Antonian (296/307) and easily outdistanced Tomball Concordia Lutheran (657), The Village (657), San Antonio Central Catholic (369), and St. Pius X (709).
Additional individual performances included:
Ryan Shirley ‘23 85/83 for 21st
James Sullivan ‘24 82/87 for 25th
Zackary Parker’23 85/87 for 27th
Isaac Perez ‘24 85/88 for 28th
The state tournament is scheduled for May 8-9 at Cottonwood Golf Club in Waco. Eagle Golf is aiming for its best showing since 2016 individual medalist Henry Fisher ‘16 closed out a stellar senior season leading St. Thomas to the state runner-up at Squaw Valley Golf Course in Glen Rose.
Eagle Fight Never Dies!
So proud of the golf team especially our grandson Thomas Roberson. All these young men are such winners thanks to a fabulous school!! Prayers & love to all of them!!! Tom & Jan Slamans
Proud of all these committed young men in this golf program. Our thoughts & prayers to the team during this challenge especially our grandson Thomas Roberson. Keep swinging those clubs!! Tom & Jan Slamanns