LAKELAND, Fla. - The Armstrong State University men's golf team fired a final-round 296 to finish 14th at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, hosted by Florida Southern College, on Tuesday at the Lone Palm Golf Club.
The Pirates finished the tournament with a three-round 901 total. West Florida (830) won the tournament by 18 strokes over Nova Southeastern (848), with Lynn (851), Barry (852) and host Florida Southern (860) rounding out the top five schools.
Freshman Spencer Ball carded an even-par 72 to finish the tournament tied for 45th with a 223 total, pacing the Pirates individually. Junior Andrew Burgess shot a final-round 76, while junior Ryan Emery shot a final-round 74 as both players finished tied for 58th with 228 totals. Junior Jacob Tinsley shot a final-round 75 to finish tied for 64th with a 231 total, while freshman Max Trydefeldt also shot a 75 on Tuesday to finish in 69th place with a 233 total.
The Pirates return to action on February 27-28, hosting the Armstrong State Pirate Invitational at Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Ga.