Shead Leads Augusta At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

Shead Leads Augusta At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

 

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WINDERMERE, Fla. – For the eighth straight season, the Augusta University men's golf team competed at Isleworth Country Club for the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational. The Jaguars finished in 14th place on Tuesday afternoon and came into the clubhouse 29 shots above par, with sophomore Alex Shead turning in the best play for Augusta.

 

 

Hosted by Central Florida and North Texas Oct. 21-23 on the par-72, 7,544-yard course, the tournament also included Arizona State, Auburn, Augusta, California, Illinois, LSU, South Carolina, Texas, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt, and Washington.

 

No. 13 Vanderbilt won the event at 31-under-par, while No. 18 Arizona State and No. 22 Auburn shared second (-11). Texas Tech came in fourth (-7) and No. 25 LSU climbed into fifth place (-2) for the top scoring teams.

 

Vandy's Will Gordon (-16) won the individual title.

 

Upon completing round one, Augusta was in 12th place with sophomore Alex Shead and junior Gustav Andersson each shooting even par to lead the way. Shead finished 4-over-par to take a tie for 29th after shooting 72, 73, and 75 to pace AU. Next in for Augusta was junior Gustav Andersson who tied for 36th (+5).

 

Freshman Alex van Wyk shot 7-over-par for the Jaguars to share a tie for 46th and sophomore Laken Hinton came in tied for 70th (+15). Augusta's Olof Gunnarsson took a T72 (+19) with three rounds in the books to finish the scoring for the team.

 

The Jaguars play at the Kiawah Classic at Turtle Point Nov. 4-6 at Turtle Point Golf Club, hosted by Charleston Southern, in Kiawah Island, S.C.

 

AUGUSTA @ TAVISTOCK (Final Scores)

14

Augusta

293

302

298

893

T29

Alex Shead (2)

72

73

75

220

T36

Gustav Andersson (4)

72

75

74

221

T46

Alex van Wyk (3)

73

78

72

223

T70

Laken Hinton (1)

78

76

77

231

T72

Olof Gunnarsson (5)

76

80

79

235

 

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