No. 37 @MemphisMGolf Shoots 10-Under in Final round of USF Invitational

March 4, 2014

DADE CITY, Fla. – The Memphis men’s golf team completed action at the USF Invitational Tuesday afternoon, shooting the fourth best round of the day, a 10-under 278 stroke performance. The Tigers finished with a score of 844 through the 54 holes at the USF Invitational, giving them a seventh place finish in the field of 17 teams.

The score of 844 is the second best 54-hole score of the season for the team and 5th best in program history. The tournament feature numerous low scoring rounds, with the host No. 33 USF Bulls shooting 19-under on Monday and No. 20 Florida State shooting 24-under on Tuesday to push themselves to a 41-under for the tournament and secure the victory by 10 strokes over USF.

Will Pearson shot a 3-under 69 on Tuesday, giving him a 9-under 207 for the tournament. The 207 is the best 54 holes put together this season by a member of the team and ranks tied for the No. 8 spot in program history, with the last golfer to shoot 207 being Jonathan Fly at the UK Bluegrass Invitational during the 2009-10 season.

Lars Van Meijel led the Tigers Tuesday with a four-under 68, giving him 211 on the tournament and placing him tied for 16th. Cory Gaylord shot an even 72, giving him 213 at the invitational and putting him tied for 22nd. Erwan Vieilledent shot a 3-under 69 and finished one stroke behind Gaylord at 214, putting him tied for 31st place. Thomas Perrot put his best round of the tournament in on Tuesday, shooting an even 72. He finished the USF Invitational with 224 strokes and tied for 79th.

The Tigers will head to Auburn, Ala. next weekend for the Auburn Tiger Shootout from Monday, March 10 to Tuesday, March 11 . Memphis outshot No. 23 Auburn at the USF Invitational, with Auburn finishing in 8th place, five strokes behind Memphis.

Course:Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club: 2013 USF Invitational     Par 72 - 7153 Yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
20 Florida State
-41 F   -24 275 284 264 823
2
33 South Florida
-31 F   -5 281 269 283 833
3
  UNCG
-26 F   -15 275 290 273 838
T4
35 Mercer
-24 F   -10 280 282 278 840
T4
7 Illinois
-24 F   -8 280 280 280 840
T4
36 Purdue
-24 F   -18 283 287 270 840
7
37 Memphis
-20 F   -10 277 289 278 844
8
23 Auburn
-15 F   -8 282 287 280 849
9
  Florida
-8 F   -8 291 285 280 856
10
  Ohio State
-6 F   -9 289 290 279 858
11
  College of Charleston
-5 F   -8 288 291 280 859
12
  Cincinnati
-3 F   -7 293 287 281 861
13
  Eastern Michigan
+9 F   -2 293 294 286 873
14
  DePaul
+10 F   -3 293 296 285 874
T15
  Marquette
+14 F   +4 295 291 292 878
T15
  Air Force
+14 F   -2 294 298 286 878
17
  Wisconsin
+18 F   +7 288 299 295 882
Rank Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total
7 Memphis 277 289 278 844
T7 Will Pearson 64 74 69 207
T16 Lar van Meijel 73 70 68 211
T22 Cory Gaylord 70 71 72 213
T31 Erwan Vieilledent 70 75 69 214
T79 Thomas Perrot 78 74 72 224

 

 

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