Men’s Golf Finishes Second at Lonnie Barton Invitational

Josh Salah
Josh Salah

Team Results

Individual Results

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Sacred Heart men's golf team wrapped up its first tournament of the spring season on Tuesday with a second-place finish at the Lonnie Barton Invitational at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The Pioneers shot a combined +55 for the tournament, four strokes behind tournament winners LIU Brooklyn who had a +51. Sacred Heart did have the best team round of the five schools on Tuesday, with a +29 317. Robert Morris finished third, followed by Bryant and St. Francis Brooklyn. Will Smittle (Scarsdale, N.Y.) was the Pioneers' top individual performer, posting a final round 79 to finish the tournament at +12. Peter Ballo (Stamford, Conn.) was one of three golfers in seventh with a two-day score of +15, as was Sam Barber (North Bay, Ontario). Joshua Salah (Gloucester, Mass.) finished in 10th at +16.

Sacred Heart is back in action on April 5th for the first round of the Rhody Invitational.


Team Results

1. LIU Brooklyn                  306-321-627 (+51)

2. Sacred Heart                 315-317-632 (+55)

3. Robert Morris               332-318-650 (+74)

4. Bryant                              325-332-657 (+81)

5. St. Francis Brooklyn    351-380-731 (+155)


Sacred Heart Individual Results

T4. Will Smittle                  77-79-156 (+12)

T7. Sam Barber                  82-77-159 (+15)

T7. Peter Ballo                   73-86-159 (+15)

10. Joshua Salah               83-77-160 (+16)

20. Ross Kronberg            90-84-174 (+30)