CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The GRU Augusta men’s golf team concluded the 2015 season with a ninth-place finish at seven-over par (871) in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional on Saturday (May 16th, 2015) on UNC Finley Golf Course.
The Jaguars were 26 strokes off the lead and 12 shots out of fifth place. The top five teams advanced to the NCAA Championships and No. 50 Charlotte won the event with a 845 (-19). No. 11 Stanford took second (-14), No. 1 Florida State third (-11), No. 37 Florida fourth (-9), and No. 36 Clemson fifth (-5).
Stanford’s No. 1 Maverick McNealy won the overall event nine-below par (207).
Jags junior Robin Petersson finished in a tie for 23rd to lead GRU Augusta overall, after he shot his second 73 (+1) off the tournament. Junior Maverick Antcliff finished in a tie for 32nd with his second-consecutive 74 (+2). Petersson had four round-three birdies and Antcliff three.
Sophomore Jake Marriott also had three birdies and finished next for GRU in a tie for 39th with a 76 (+4) in the third round. Sophomore Viktor Edin matched the low round for the Jags all weekend with a 70 (-2) in his final outing and tied for 58th.
Freshman Broc Everett notched a 76 (+4) and finished in a tie for 61st overall to round out the team. As a team, the Jaguars had 15 total birdies in round three.
J.T. Poston of Western Carolina won the individual spot to advance to the NCAA Championships in Bradenton, F.L. Poston won a two-hole playoff over Dawson Armstrong of Lipscomb. Both players carded a par-4 on the first playoff hole and Poston won the second playoff hole with a bogey-5.