West Virginia native Todd Duncan paces WVU golf Tuesday during program-best day at Big 12 Championship

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After a rocky start to the first 36 holes of the 2024 Big 12 Golf Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas, West Virginia posted a pair of Big 12 Championship program-bests to climb up the team leaderboard on Tuesday.

The Mountaineers shot eight-under-par and tallied 280 strokes overall as a team, setting the lowest-ever score in both categories in Mountaineer history at the tournament. WVU’s team mark was also tied for the second-best score in the round on Tuesday. They now sit four-over-par through three rounds and are fifth overall out of 14 teams headed into the final day of action.

The five-golfer field for the Mountaineers was led on Tuesday by Daniels, W.Va native and junior Todd Duncan, who rebounded well from a rough seven-over-par start to the tournament on Monday. The Shady Spring High School alum tallied four birdies and an eagle to go four-under-par in the penultimate round of action. 

Senior Jackson Davenport and junior Pierce Grieve each shot two-under-par on Tuesday, while junior Max Green clocked in with an even-par round. Green paces the team on the individual leaderboard through three rounds at two-over-par, tied for 19th overall.

Headed into the fourth and final round of play Wednesday, Cincinnati golfer Ty Gingerich is sitting in first-place individually at eight-under par, while Texas has stormed into the team lead at 13-under-par after starting at even-par on Tuesday -- the Longhorns now sit eleven strokes ahead of second-place. Action is set to resume on Wednesday morning, with a live stream on ESPN+ 1:30-5:30 p.m. EST.