After the final round of the Cornell Spring South Florida Invitational at the 7,050-yard par 72 Fazio Couse at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Temple men’s golf placed 2nd out of 3 teams.
The three teams competing in the tournament were Temple, Dartmouth and Cornell. A total of 22 players competed in the tournament.
As a team, the Owls carded a final round total of 296, which resulted in a 8-over-par score for the day. The top four scores on the team were counted for the final round of the tournament.
Senior Brandon Matthews shot a closing round of even-par 72. Matthews finished in second after losing to Cornell’s Mike Graboyes on the third playoff hole. Matthews is still tied for the all-time wins record at Temple.
Sophomore Mark Farley shot a final round of 75, which put him in a tie for 13th.
Freshman Trey Wren and redshirt freshman John Barone shot final rounds of 71 and 76, respectively. Wren finished the tournament in 11th and Barone finished in a tie for 13th.
Freshman Sam Soeth posted a round of 77, which put him in a tie for 19th.
Freshman Gary McCabe shot a final round of 75, which put him in a tie for 6th. Senior Liam Fahey carded a round of 84, which put him in 22nd.
McCabe and Fahey competed as individuals in the tournament, which means their scores were not counted towards the team total.
Cornell won the three-team tournament after carding an two-day total of 7-under-par 569. Cornell’s Mike Graboyes won the individual tournament after a two-day total of 4-under par 140.
The Owls will continue the spring season at the Princeton Invitational on April 9 and April 10.