Men's Golf Finishes Second at Guy Harvey Invitational

Men's Golf Finishes Second at Guy Harvey Invitational
Marcus Segerstrom shot a 5-under 67 in the final round Tuesday to take the runner-up honor. Photo by Joel Auerbach

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Barry men's golf team finished second at the Nova Southeastern Guy Harvey Invitational Tuesday at PGA National Champions Course.

The No. 1-ranked Buccaneers shot 283 in the final round, besting tournament host and event champion No. 2 Nova Southeastern by four strokes in the closing 18 holes. Nova shot 287, finishing with a first-place three-round total of 848, which was 10 strokes lower than Barry.

Barry's Marcus Segerstrom caught fire Tuesday, carding a 5-under 67 in the final round to finish in a tie for second with Nova's Ben Taylor, last year's National Player of the Year, at 6-under 210. Nova's Ian Facey won the tournament at 9-under 207. Segerstrom shot 69 in the second round.

Lynn finished third with an 872.

Barry's Scott Smyers tied for seventh after shooting back-to-back 71 to complete the 54-hole tournament on the par-72, 6,868-yard course with a 215. Bucs teammate Jared Dalga finished a stroke behind Smyers in a tie for ninth.

Marcelo Huarte, Barry's honorable mention All-American, tied for 15th at 219. He completed his three-round tournament with a 1-over 73.  Teammate Berry Jole tied for 28 at 223.

BUCCANEER GOLF DAY: The Buccaneers will host the eighth annual Buccaneer Golf Day Friday at Normandy Shores Golf Club in Miami Beach. Members of the 2007 National Championship team will be on hand. Those interested in playing or donating to the Bucs' top-ranked golf program should contact 11-year coach Jimmy Stobs at or 305-899-3061.