Men's Golf ACCtion: Tournaments Ending Sunday, February 14

Feb. 15, 2010

 

Florida State Second At Gator Invitational

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Freshman Michael Hebert finished in a career best tied for seventh place to lead the No. 9 ranked Florida State men's golf team to a second place finish at the Gator Invitational at the Mark Bostic Golf Course at the University of Florida. Hebert finished with a four over par score of 214 to lead four Seminoles in the top 15 of the individual standings of Florida State's second tournament of the spring season.

Florida outpaced the 14 team field to win the championship by 18 strokes over Florida State and by 28 strokes over Chattanooga. The host Gators finished with the best team scores in the final two rounds of the tournament. Jonathan Randolph of Old Miss scored a three under par 67 in the final round to win the individual championship with an even par total of 210 for the three round event. He finished with a one stroke advantage of Andrew Loupe of LSU.

Hebert finished with his career best finish (tied for seventh) and the second best total score of his career (214). He bettered his previous best finish of tied for 10th at the Gary Koch Invitational. Hebert finished his best career single round score of 67 in the first round of this event.

Duke Ties for Fifth At SunTrust Gator Invitational

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Duke fired a team score of 284 (+4) to finish in tie for fifth place at the SunTrust Gator Invitational at the Mark Bostick GC, hosted by the University of Florida. Freshmen Julian Suri and Brinson Paolini both finished in the top 15 of the individual leaderboard.

Florida claimed the team championship with a +1, 841. No. 16 Florida State finished second with a 859 (+19), while Chattanooga (+29, 869), Lamar (+30, 870), Duke (+32, 872) and LSU (+32, 872) rounded out the top 5.

Jonathan Randolph of Mississippi won the individual title with an even-par 210, shooting a 67 in the final round. Andrew Loupe (LSU) finished one shot back, while Tyson Alexander, Andres Echavarria and Tim McKinney tied for third with matching two-over 212s. Suri finished alone in sixth place at three-over.