Published 11:16 pm Monday, August 15, 2016

Groves native Andrew Landry and five other golfers finished in a tie for eighth place Sunday in the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill.

The finish gave Landry his second top rookie honor this year, following his outstanding run in the U.S. Open. Landry shot 67 for the third straight day to post 14-under 270, including a hole-out eagle at the par-4 eighth from 138 yards away, according to Rotoworld.

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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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