Norrman Shoots Tournament-Low to First Place Finish
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. -- Senior golfer Vincent Norrman shot a tournament-low and record-tying 64 (-8) in round 3, en route to a first place individual finish at the GolfRank Invitational. After two rounds of 70, Norrman ended with a 12-under 204 at the PGA National - Champion par-72, 6,815 yard course.
This marks Norrman's second first place finish this season as he now leads GSW Golf with four individual championships in his career.
Chase McLain shot rounds of 70 and 79 for a final score of 222 (+6) for a 14th place finish. Saksit Jairak ended tied for 17th place with rounds of 74 and 73, shooting 7-over 223. Simon Estrada (+8) finished tied for 20th place with rounds of 77 and 74 for a final card of 224 while Cole Madison shot rounds of 74 and 77 and sits tied for 41st place with a final score of 231 (+15).
No.7 GSW shot two rounds of par today (288), for a third place finish with a final card of 868 (+4). Keiser stood tall to take home first place, shooting an overall score of 860 (-17). No. 3 West Florida shot their way into second place with a card of 866 (+2) as No. 12 Florida Tech and No. 1 Lynn capped the top five teams with total scores of 880 and 886, respectively.
Carl Didrik M. Fosaas of Keiser took home second place with rounds of 70 and 69 for a final card of 206 (-10) followed by Max O'Hagan of Florida Tech, who carded 70 and 65 for a 210 (-6) card. Giovanni Manzoni of Lynn and Carlos Marrero of West Florida ended with scores of 212 and 213, respectively, as that rounded out the top five individual players.
GSW returns to the green Oct. 14-15 as they will travel to Palm Harbor, Fla., to compete in the Copperhead Championship.
Flagler Sixth, North Georgia Eighth at D2 Golfweek Invitational
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The Flagler College men's golf team finished in sixth place with a 27-over par 603 at the Golfweek Division II Fall Invitational, which wrapped up Tuesday (Oct. 8) afternoon at the El Campeon Course (par 72; 6,934 yards). North Georgia was eighth at the event.
Mauro Baez recorded his second top 10 finish in as many tournaments this fall. He carded a 2-over 146 in the 36-hole tournament. He shot a 3-over 75 today.
Barry University led the whole way and topped the 13-team field with a 9-under 567. The Buccaneers won by a comfortable 11 strokes over Lee University (+2). Cal State Monterey Bay (+21), Regis University (+22), and Texas A&M International (+26) rounded out the top five.
A.J. Ewart of Barry was the leader going into the tournament and he held that lead over the 66-man field with a 4-under 68 today to finish with an 8-under 136. He won by four strokes over Elis Svard (-4) of Cal State Monterey Bay.
Nic Whittaker finished at +8 and in a tie for 28th place. Charles Collings (+9) finished a stroke back and in a tie for 30th place. Chun Yan Leong (+11) and Trey Wilson (+16) rounded out the team.
UNG's Tanner Merck and Grant Crowell each earned top-20 finishes, shooting four-over-par as the University of North Georgia men's golf team finished in eighth place at the Golfweek Division II Fall Invitational.
Merck and Crowell finished as part of a four-way tie for 16th place with their respective scores in the 36-hole event. Only five players were under par for the tournament, led by Barry's A.J. Ewart at 8-under. He won the tournament by four strokes over the field.
North Georgia finished with a team score of 606, just nine strokes out of third place.
Pacers Finish Sixth At Musgrove Mill Match Play
CLINTON, S.C. – The No. 10 University of South Carolina Aiken golf team finished sixth at the Musgrove Mill Match Play, which wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.
The fifth-seeded Pacers dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 3 Gardner-Webb. High Point claimed the championship with a 3-2 win over Wofford.
George Eubank posted a 3 & 2 victory for USC Aiken. Leonardo Bono fell to his opponent. Bjorn Rosengren lost his match 2 & 1. Matthew Osborn lost a 4 & 3 decision while Nicholas Poole came up just short at 3 & 1.
The Pacers return to action Oct. 21-22 at the Queens Invitational, which will be held in Kannapolis, N.C.