AU Men's Golf finishes 6th, Mondy tied for 5thPosted: Updated:
– The No. 12 Auburn men's golf team finished in sixth place at the Carpet
Capita Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Dalton, Ga. Jake Mondy was Auburn's
highest individual finisher, shooting a final round 70 to finished tied for
fifth at minus-5.
played a solid final round today and we were close to finishing strong," Auburn
head coach Nick Clinard said. "We have lots of work to do on our scoring irons
if we want to complete for championships at this level. We have a young team
and they will grow up fast this year. It's going to be a lot of fun helping
them throughout the year."
a team, Auburn shot plus-11 for the weekend, finishing just one stroke behind
fifth-place North Carolina.
birdied the ninth through 12th holes on Sunday en route to his final
round 2-under score. After shooting a 75 on Friday, he shot a 3-under 69 on
Saturday before Sunday's 2-under 70 to finish with a three-day score of 214.
Gilchrest finished tied for 12th at even-par, shooting a 1-under 71
on Sunday. After birdieing the sixth on the front nine, he went birdie, birdie,
eagle on the 10th through 12th holes. He shot a 72 on
Friday, a 73 on Saturday and a 71 on Sunday for a three-day total of 216.
Stringfellow shot a final round 74 to finish at plus-6 (222) on the weekend,
tied for 33rd, while teammate Niclas Carlsson also carded a Sunday
74 to finish at plus-7 for the tournament, tied for 37th.
Long finished at plus-20 after a final round 81.
Wiggins, playing as an individual, shot a 75 on the final day to also finish at
Tech won the team competition at minus-14 while North Carolina's Bailey Patrick
and Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans shared the individual title at minus-9
(207) for the weekend.
Auburn returns to tournament action Sept. 21-22 at Wolf Run in Zionsville, Ind.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.