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BATTLE OF THE BEARDS: Pressure could prove too much for Cowboys

BATTLE OF THE BEARDS: Pressure could prove too much for Cowboys

The Oklahoma State Cowboy golf team just secured its spot at the NCAA Championship. Although the tournament will be played at its home course, Karsten Creek Golf Club, I don’t know if you could tab the Pokes as the favorites to win.

There is little arguing the fact that the Cowboys have dominated nearly all competitors throughout the season as they finished first in nine of the 12 tournaments they’ve played, including their eight-stroke win over the field at the Columbus Regional.

The Pokes certainly have the talent to compete for a national championship, undeniable. The question is, can they string together six-straight days of high level golf on one of the toughest courses in the country? I know every team in the field has to answer that question, however the others don’t have the added pressure of being the, clear cut, No. 1 team in the country with home course advantage.

There are a lot of reasons why the Cowboys should be the odds on favorite to win the title.

However, there a couple of reasons that you could be skeptical of the…

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