BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (9/24/19) – The Arkansas State men’s golf team closed play Tuesday at the Graeme McDowell Invitational, shooting a final-round 281 (-7) at Greystone Golf and Country Club to give it a combined 854 (-10) total as it finished in third place out of 19 teams.
The Red Wolves were led by three players finishing among the top-11 individuals, including senior Zan Luka Stirn in a tie for second place. The tournament’s last day saw A-State post its best team score after shooting a 286 (-2) and 287 (-1) for the first and second rounds, respectively.
A-State finished 11 strokes clear of fourth place South Carolina (865/+1) while North Florida took first place with a total of 850 (-14) and UAB was second with a total of 851 (-13).
Stirn collected his 12th career top-five finish by posting a combined 210 (-6) that included a final-round 68 (-4), the lowest single-round score of the tourney by an A-State player. Sophomore Luka Naglic finished sixth with a combined 211 (-5), including a final-round 69 (-3). Senior Julien Sale just missed the top-10, finishing tied for 11th with a total of 214 (-2). Sophomore Jack Madden tied for 42nd at 223 (+7) and freshman Adam Thorp was tied for 76th at 232 (+16).
The Red Wolves return to action October 6-8 at the Maridoe Intercollegiate in Carrolton, Texas. For the latest on A-State men’s golf, follow on Twitter (@AStateMGolf), Facebook (/AStateGolf) and Instagram (astatemensgolf).
Graeme McDowell Invitational | Greystone CC | Birmingham, Ala.
3. Arkansas State | 286-287-281=854 (-10)
T2. Zan Luka Stirn | 71-71-68=210 (-6)
6. Luka Naglic | 70-72-69=211 (-5)
T11. Julien Sale | 71-70-73=214 (-2)
T42. Jack Madden | 78-74-71=223 (+7)
T76. Adam Thorp | 74-79-79=232 (+16)
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