Men's Golf Finishes Fourteenth in Gainesville


The JU Men’s Golf Team traveled to Gainesville, Fla., this past weekend to take part in the Sun Trust Invitational where the Dolphins finished 14th.

The Dolphins were led by senior Jamey Salmon and sophomore Brett McKinnon who both tied for 37th place. Sophomore Nick Torrance and Colin Monagle also tied for 58th place with a score of 222. Senior Christian Vickers finished up the bunch with a 75th-place finish with a score of 238.

Florida State took the title with a score of 832, 8-under par, with North Florida coming in second 15 strokes back at 847. South Alabama finished in third place, a single stroke ahead of host Florida.

JU was in 12th place at the end of the first two rounds of play. The team shot a 581 (+21) on the day, after finishing the morning round in third. Salmon led the Dolphins for the day (68-74) followed by McKinnon (69-74). Salmons score of 147 set him up in 12th place over all going into the second day.

The Dolphins will not have to travel as far for their next match, as it is slated for Feb. 24 at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra, Fla.