VALDOSTA, Ga. – The Barry University men’s golf finished the Southeastern Collegiate men’s golf tournament in 10th place out of 17 teams on Tuesday afternoon. The Buccaneers (+48) carded a three-round score of 912 throughout the tournament on the 7,209 yard, par-72 Kinderlou Forest course.
Florida Southern (+14) finished at the tournament team champions with a three-round score of 878, while Georgia College & State (+15) one stroke back in second place. Host Valdosta State (+18) finished third and West Florida (+20) finished fourth. Nova Southeastern (+36) rounded out the top five with a three-round score of 900.
Carlos Velez (+6) finished with a six-over-par score of 222 and tied for 10th out of 90 individuals to lead the pack of Buccaneers. Chris Davis (+12) finished T28, while Victor Billskoog (+15) finished T41. Matt Jonah (+18) and Chris Carlin (+22) rounded at the Buccaneer team score T54 and T67 respectively.
Florida Southern's Judson Eustaquio (-4) defeated VSU's Brent Witcher and Georgia College's Niclas Johansson in a two-hole playoff for the individual title. All three players parred the first hole while Witcher and Johansson birdied the second hole. Eustaquio eagled the second hole, his third eagle to go along with 17 pars on the day.
The Buccaneers will return to action on March 31 hosting the three-round Buccaneer Invitational at Westview Country Club in Miami, Fla.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – After two rounds of play at the Southeastern Collegiate men’s golf tournament hosted by Valdosta State, the Barry University men’s golf team (+31) finished the second day in ninth place out of 17 teams. The Buccaneers carded a score of 607 (300-307) with one round to go on the 7,209 yard, par-72 Kinderlou Forest course.
Florida Southern (+4) fired a second round one-under-par 287 team score to move into first place by 11 strokes, while Georgia College & State (+15) is currently second with a two-round score of 591. Host Valdosta State (+16) faltered in the second round and lost their first day tournament lead with a second round 302 and is currently tied for third with West Florida (+16). Florida Tech (+22) rounds out the current top five with a two-round score of 592.
Carlos Velez (+4) continued to be the most consistent of the Barry players finishing two rounds of play with a score of 148 and T10 out of 90 individuals to lead the squad. Chris Davis (+9) finished T34, while Victor Billskoog (+10) is currently T40. Matt Jonah (+11) and Chris Carlin (+12) finished T44 and T51 respecitvely.
Georgia College & State’s Niclas Johansson (-4) is the current individual leader with a two-round score of 140.
The final round will begin on Tuesday, Mar. 18 with an 8 am shotgun start.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – The Barry University men’s golf team finished the first round of the Southeastern Collegiate men’s golf tournament in seventh place out of a field of 17 on Sunday afternoon. The Buccaneers carded an opening round score of 300 on the 7,209 yard, par 72 Kinderlou Forrest course.
The top five teams are currently separated by just six strokes with host Valdosta State (+2) in the lead by three. The Blazers fired a two-over-par 290 team score in the opening round to lead the field. Florida Southern (+5), West Florida (+5) and Florida Tech (+5) are all tied for second with a first round score of 293, while Georgia College & State (+7) rounded out the top five. Barry is just 10 strokes behind the tournament leader.
Carlos Velez (+1) fired a first round one-over-par score of 73 and is currently T9th out of 90 individuals to lead the Buccaneer squad. Chris Carlin (+3) finished the first round T22, while Matt Jonah (+4) and Chris Davis (+4) finished T27. Victor Billskoog (+6) rounded out the Buccaneer team score in the middle of the field T47.
Valdosta State’s Brent Witcher (-5) is the current individual leader with an opening round score of 67.
Round two of the tournament will begin with an 8 am shotgun start on Monday morning, Mar. 17.