Augusta Takes Seventh At Autotrader Collegiate Classic

Augusta Takes Seventh At Autotrader Collegiate Classic

 

 

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DULUTH, Ga. – The Augusta University men's golf team finished seventh on Tuesday at the Autotrader Collegiate Classic at Berkeley Hills Country Club. Augusta finished 19-over par and improved by one spot on the leaderboard in the final day with their lowest round of the 54-hole event.

 

 

Hosted by Georgia State, the Autotrader Collegiate Classic featured 16 teams that opened play on Monday in a shotgun format on the par-72, 6,706-yard course. The Georgia Southern Eagles had a 23-shot lead to start the final round on Tuesday. The Eagles won at 17-under par, while Georgia State was second (+7), Notre Dame third (+9), Mississippi State fourth (+13), and Lipscomb fifth (+14) for the top scoring teams.

 

Taking home the individual title out of 92 golfers was Georgia Southern's Steven Fisk who won at 19-under par.

 

Augusta was tied for eighth heading into round three and carded a 292 (+4) on Tuesday – their best round of the week. Augusta senior Broc Everett was in fifth place 3-under par to begin round three and he finished tied for fourth overall at 1-under par.

 

Freshman Alex Shead sealed a tie for seventh (+1) after shooting his low round of 1-under 71 in the final outing for AU and rookie Olof Gunnarsson took 53rd with a round-three 74. Jags sophomore Gustav Andersson placed 66th and freshman Lake Hinton 80th.

 

The Jaguars head to Orlando, Fla., Oct., 22-24 for the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational hosted by the University of Central Florida. It is the fourth straight year that Augusta will compete at the Tavistock.

 

AUGUSTA @ Autotrader Collegiate Classic (Final)

7

Augusta

294

297

292

883

T4

Broc Everett (1)

71

70

74

215

T7

Alex Shead (2)

72

74

71

217

T53

Olof Gunnarsson (4)

76

76

74

226

T66

Gustav Andersson (5)

79

77

73

229

T80

Laken Hinton (3)

75

78

80

233

           

 

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