AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State caught fire on the
back nine once again Sunday, firing a 15-under 273 to
claim a wire-to-wire victory in the Administaff Augusta
State Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club.
The Jaguars, ranked No. 3 in the nation, set a new
school record and tournament record with a 54-hole total
of 47-under 817. ASU finished 16 shots ahead of runnerup
South Carolina, while Duke, Clemson and Tennessee
rounded out the top five.
Georgia Southern took sixth, five shots back of the
The Jags, who collectively were 11-under-par on the back
nine, finished 1-2-3 among the individuals. Junior
Henrik Norlander claimed medalist honors, matching his
low round as a collegian with a seven-under 65 and
registering the second-best score in tourney history
with a 15-under 201.
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State used a record-setting
effort Saturday to bolt to the top of the leaderboard in
the Administaff Augusta State Invitational at Forest
Hills Golf Club.
The No. 3 Jaguars registered rounds of 14-under 274 and
18-under 270 to move out to an eight-shot lead over
South Carolina. Tennessee is third, seven shots back of
the Gamecocks, while Clemson is fourth and Georgia
Southern and Duke own a share of fifth place.
ASUís 36-hole total of 544 (32-under) broke the previous
tournament mark of 25-under 51l, set just last spring by
the Jaguars. South Carolina fired a 22-under 266 in the
afternoon, breaking the lowest second-round total in the
tournamentís 32-year history.