ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Powered by a runner-up finish from senior David Sullivan (Woodstock, Georgia) the Georgia College golf team jumped two slots in the final round of the Jay Jennison Memorial at Flagler College. The Bobcats finished seventh at plus-17 on the par-72, 6,939-yard Slammer & Squire course.
Sullivan blistered the course today, firing a 68 to finish in second place at five-under par. He shot rounds of 72 and 71 yesterday. The 68 comes one stroke shy of his personal-best, set in 2014 at the Aflac/Cougar Invitational.
Thomas Hodges (Monroe, Georgia) finished second on the team and 27th overall at six-over. He shot a 77 today to go with yesterday's 73 and 72.
Saving his best round for last was Harry Lambert (Suwanee, Georgia) carding an even 72. Joined with his 78 and 77 from yesterday, Lambert finished 49th overall at 11-over. Tied with Lambert for the second-straight week was Harrison Stewart (Roswell, Georgia), shooting a 74 today with rounds of 78 and 75 yesterday.
After shooting counting rounds of 75 and 74 yesterday, Thomas Knight (Eastman, Georgia) rounds out the scoring today with an 82, finishing 60th at plus-15.
No. 14 University of West Florida won the tournament, finishing 12-under par, seven strokes ahead of No. 12 Flagler. Sullivan was just four strokes off the pace set by individual winner Henry Westmoreland of UWF.
The Bobcats are back in action Monday, Oct. 5 at the Nighthawk Invitational, hosted by the University of North Georgia.
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