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Sunday March 17, 2013UF Finishes in Fourth Place at the Chris Schenkel Invitational

Statesboro, Ga.

The eighth-ranked University of Florida men’s golf team finished in fourth place at the Chris Schenkel Invitational on Sunday, March 17 at the Forest Heights Country Club. As a team, the Gators recorded a 292 (+4) on the final day of competition at the par-72, 6,962 yard course. The team finished with a total score of 873 after three days of play.

 

For the second straight day, sophomore Eric Banks (Truro, Canada) was the Gators’ lowest scorer. Banks recorded five birdies against one bogey en route to a 68 (-4). It marked his lowest round, relative to par, in his collegiate career. The second-year golfer, with a three-round score of 216 (E), just missed out on his second top-10 finish of the season, tying for 11th place.

 

Classmate J.D. Tomlinson (Gainesville, Fla.) recorded his third straight one-over par round to complete the tournament in 219 strokes (+3). Tomlinson finished in a tie for 16th place at the Forest Heights Country Club.

 

Seniors T.J. Vogel (Cooper City, Fla.) and Tyler McCumber (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) both finished Sunday’s round with the same result as their second round score. Vogel was three-over par, while McCumber finished the final round of play in 76 strokes (+4). Vogel tied for 22nd place and McCumber was eight places back of his classmate.  

 

Freshman A.J. Crouch (Jacksonville, Fla.) wrapped up the Gators’ lineup for the final day. Crouch recorded a final round score of 75.

 

Playing as an individual, sophomore Thomas Stewart (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) was four-over par for the third round. It marked his best round of the three-day event.

 

After two consecutive weekends of tournament play, the Gators have off until April 8 when they hit the links at the Gary Koch Invitational.

 

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Final Results

Place

Team

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

1

Alabama

-16

282

281

285

848

2

Texas

-6

280

285

293

858

3

North Florida

+4

294

291

283

868

4

Florida

+9

285

296

292

873

5

UCF

+13

291

294

292

877

t6

Kentucky

+19

294

298

291

883

t6

Georgia Southern

+19

297

296

290

883

8

Vanderbilt

+23

292

295

300

887

t9

UAB

+25

292

303

294

889

t9

Ole Miss

+25

301

289

299

889

11

Virginia

+27

301

295

295

891

12

North Texas

+28

296

294

302

892

13

Maryland

+31

296

288

311

895

14

College of Charleston

+35

297

301

301

899

15

Notre Dame

+36

297

307

296

900

 

Top-10 Individuals

Place

Player (Team)

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

1

Justin Thomas (Alabama)

-9

67

70

70

207

2

Brandon Stone (Texas)

-6

68

73

69

210

t3

Bobby Wyatt (Alabama)

-5

70

70

71

211

t3

Sean Dale (North Florida)

-5

71

73

67

211

t5

Cody Gribble (Texas)

-4

73

68

71

212

t5

Scott Wolfes (Georgia Southern)

-4

70

72

70

212

7

Cory Whitsett (Alabama)

-3

70

71

72

213

8

M.J. Maguire (North Florida)

-2

70

73

71

214

t9

Greg Eason (UCF)

-1

74

68

73

215

t9

Ben Stow (Kentucky)

-1

71

71

73

215

 

Florida Results

Place

Player

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

t11

Eric Banks

E

76

72

68

216

t16

J.D. Tomlinson

+3

73

73

73

219

t22

T.J. Vogel

+4

70

75

75

220

t30

Tyler McCumber

+6

70

76

76

222

t57

A.J. Crouch

+12

72

79

77

228

t70

Thomas Stewart

+15

77

78

76

231

 

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