BOWLING GREEN, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team opened its 2017-18 season with a 14th-place finish at the Griffin Invitational.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 14th, 917 strokes, +53 (304-306-307)
Team Champion: West Florida, 831 strokes
Location: Streamsong Resort | Bowling Green, Fla.
Host: Saint Leo University
Total Rounds: 3
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Jacques Celestino| 52nd overall, 226
• Jonathan Buller | 63rd overall, 228
• Justin Elwell | 63rd overall, 228
• Robert Montagnino | 70th overall, 230
• Patrick Montagnino | 82nd overall, 239
• Buller opened the tournament with UT's best individual round, carding a 71.
• Celestino and Elwell were the lone Spartans to shoot under 80 in all three rounds.
• West Florida's Jacob Huizinga was the top individual with a 202 (-14).
• Also representing the Sunshine State Conference were Lynn (2), Florida Southern (4), Nova Southeastern (5), Florida Tech (7), Saint Leo (10), Palm Beach Atlantic (13) and Eckerd (15).
The Spartans travel to Dunedin, Fla., for the University of South Carolina-Beaufort Invitational on October 1-3. The event will be played at Innisbrook Golf Club.
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