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CCU Men's Golf Finishes 12th at Augusta Invitational

Chants will return to action April 21-23 at the Big South Championships

       

Andrew Dorn was CCU top finisher for the fifth time this season.

Andrew Dorn was CCU top finisher for the fifth time this season.

April 6, 2014

3M Augusta Invitational Results

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Coastal Carolina carded a final round 298 and placed 12th with a 54-hoole score of 882 at the star-studded 3M Augusta Invitational, played at the par 72, 7.005-yard Forest Hills Golf Club.

The 15-team field featured 12 of the nation's top 46 teams as well as the third-ranked team in NCAA Division III (USC Aiken). UCF, the highest ranked team in the field at #7, defeated #19 Texas by one stroke. The teams were the co-leaders after two rounds but Golden Knights shot a final round 282 compared to 283 by Texas to claim team medalist honors with a 54-hole score of 846.

Coastal Carolina (291-293-298=882) defeated #46 TCU and #28 Clemson as well as USC Aiken. In addition to host GRU Augusta, the field included #13 Virginia Tech, #9 Illinois, #27 Baylor, #8 Houston, #42 Purdue, #23 South Carolina and #43 Tennessee.

Andrew Dorn led the Chanticleers as he tied for 26th with a three-round score of 2-over par 218 (70-71-77). The junior had a pair of rounds under par on Saturday, giving him a team-best 13 this season. Peter Valasek tied for 40th with a five-over 221 (73-74-74). Both Dorn and Valasek each had three birdies in their rounds Sunday.

Roberto Ballesteros had the team's best round Sunday, turning in an even par 72. Overall he tied for 55th with an 8-over 224 (73-79-72). The senior offset two double bogeys with birdies on holes 1, 9, 11, 14 and 18.

Ben Wheeler (76-75-75) and Olle Widegren (75-73-78) each tied for 63rd with a 54-hole score of 226.

Coastal Carolina will return to action April 21-23 as they look to defend their 2013 title at Big South Championship.

3M Augusta Invitational
March 5-6, 2014 - Host: GRU Augusta
Forest Hills Golf Club - Augusta, Ga.
Par 72 - 7,005 yards

1. #7 UCF 287 277 282 846 -18 2. #19 Texas 284 280 283 847 -17 3. #13 Virginia Tech 280 285 285 850 -14 4. #9 Illinois 288 281 283 852 -12 5. #27 Baylor 282 291 288 861 -3 6. #8 Houston 282 289 295 866 +2 7. #42 Purdue 292 283 292 867 +3 8. GRU Augusta 292 285 291 868 +4 9. #23 South Carolina 300 284 285 869 +5 10. #22 New Mexico 295 286 291 872 +8 #43 Tennessee 296 283 293 872 +8 12. Coastal Carolina 291 293 298 882 +18 13. #46 TCU 293 299 291 883 +19 14. #3 DII USC Aiken 304 293 288 885 +21 15. #28 Clemson 284 294 311 889 +25

INDIVIDUAL MEDALIST (of 74) Greg Eason (UCF) 66 71 68 205 -11

COASTAL INDIVIDUAL RESULTS T26 Andrew Dorn 70 71 77 218 +2 T40 Peter Valasek 73 74 74 221 +5 T55 Roberto Ballesteros 73 79 72 224 +8 T63 Ben Wheeler 78 75 75 226 +10 T63 Olle Widegren 75 73 78 226 +10