Jags Finish Seventh At Palmetto

AIKEN, S.C. – Augusta State combined for a 13-over 293 Tuesday in the final round of the 15th annual Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate at the historic, 6,617-yard, par-70 Palmetto Golf Club.

The Jaguars finished seventh in the 18-team field, just six strokes out of fifth place. Seniors Brendan Gillins and Taylor Floyd paced ASU with a pair of 2-over 72's. Gillins (77-66-72), who fired his best round as a collegian and the low round of the tournament with a 4-under 66 in the second round, tied for seventh at 5-over 215, his best finish as a Jag, and Floyd (72-74-72) tied for 21st at 8-over 218.

Freshman Robin Petersson (73-71-75) tied for 25th at 9-over 219, while senior Devin Komline (77-73-74) was 45th and junior Derek Chang (79-72-77) was 65th.

Clemson edged Virginia by a single stroke to capture the team title, while South Carolina, Liberty and East Carolina rounded out the top five.

Virginia's Ben Kohles (69-70-69) carded a 2-under 208, good for a one-shot win over Crawford Reeves of Clemson. UVA's Ben Rusch was third, three shots off the pace, and South Carolina's Caleb Sturgeon was fourth, five shots back of Kohles. Liberty's Robert Karlsson and East Carolina's Harold Varner tied for fifth. Varner booked the low round of the day, a 2-under 68.

The Jags are back in action on Sunday and Monday, March 11-12, in the General Hackler Championship at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate

Palmetto Golf Club

Par 70 -- 6,617 yards

Aiken, S.C.

 

Team Results

1. Clemson 286 285 283 854 +14

2. Virginia 292 278 285 855 +15

3. South Carolina 286 284 293 863 +23

4. Liberty 291 290 286 867 +27

5. East Carolina 290 285 293 868 +28

6. Furman 286 301 286 873 +33

7. AUGUSTA STATE 299 282 293 874 +34

8. College of Charleston 297 288 290 875 +35

9. Chattanooga 294 289 294 877 +37

10. Vanderbilt 298 293 297 888 +48

11. Akron 299 293 299 891 +51

12. Presbyterian 305 293 298 896 +56

USC Aiken 295 295 306 896 +56

14. Maryland 302 297 306 905 +65

15. Francis Marion 305 295 306 906 +66

16. Georgia Southern 313 294 300 907 +67

17. Wofford 322 295 300 917 +77

18. Elon 308 300 313 921 +81

 

Augusta State Individual Results

t7. Brendan Gillins 77 66 72 215 +5

t21. Taylor Floyd 72 74 72 218 +8

t25. Robin Petersson 73 71 75 219 +9

t45. Devin Komline 77 73 74 224 +14

t65. Derek Chang 79 72 77 228 +18

 

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