Owls Post Best Finish of the Season at Furman Intercollegiate

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After the final round of the Furman Intercollegiate at the 6,994-yard par 72 Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, South Carolina, Temple men’s golf placed 6th out of 19 teams.

As a team, the Owls posted a team total of 288, which resulted in an even-par total for the day. The top four scores on the team were counted for the final round of the tournament.

Senior Brandon Matthews shot the low round of the day for the Owls with his final round of 4-under-par 68. After the round, Matthews finished in a tie for 10th.

Sophomore Mark Farley continued his strong performance in his first event of the season after carding a final round of 73. After the final round, Farley was in a tie for 19th.

Freshman Trey Wren and redshirt freshman John Barone shot rounds of 71 and 76, respectively. Barone finished in a tie for 64th after a three-day total of 223 and Wren finished the tournament in a tie for 21st with a three-day total of 216.

Freshman Sam Soeth posted a final round of 70, which put him in a tie for 54th. Soeth is competing as an individual in the tournament, which means his score is not counted towards the team total.

Freshman Gary McCabe rounded out the Owls with a final round of 78, which put him in a tie for 110th after a three-day total of 239.

Georgia State won the team tournament after carding a three-day team total of 23-under-par 841. USC Upstate senior Ryan Cornfield won the individual tournament after three-day total of 13-under-par 203.

The Owls will continue the spring season at the Cornell Spring South Florida Invitational at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on April 2 and April 3. The course hosts the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic and is famous for one of the toughest stretches in golf with the “Bear Trap.”



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