After the final round of the Princeton Invitational at the 6,424-yard par 71 Springdale Golf Course in Princeton, New Jersey, Temple men’s golf placed 12th out of 15 teams.
As a team, the Owls carded a final round total of 295, which resulted in an 11-over-par score for the day. The top four scores on the team were counted for the final round of the tournament.
Freshman Trey Wren led the Owls after a two-day total of 145. Wren shot a final round of 73 to put him in a tie for 21st.
Freshman Gary McCabe and redshirt freshman John Barone shot final rounds of 77 and 74, respectively. McCabe finished the tournament in a tie for 48th after a two-day total of 151 and Barone finished in a tie for 54th after a total of 152.
Senior Brandon Matthews posted a final round of 76. Matthews finished in a tie for 59th. He is still looking for his ninth win at Temple, which would break the all-time wins record.
Freshman Sam Soeth posted a final round of 71, which put him in a tie for 29th.
Soeth competed as an individual in the tournament, which means his score wasn’t counted towards the team total.
Sophomore Mark Farley rounded out the Owls with a final round of 76. After the final round, Farley finished in a tie for 63rd.
Duke won the team tournament after carding a tournament total of 25-under-par 543. Duke freshman Alex Smalley earned individual honors after a two-day total of 8-under-par 134.
The Owls will have a few weeks off before the American Athletic Conference Championships from May 1 to May 3 in Lecanto, Florida.