DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Sacred Heart men's golf team opened up its 2017 spring season at the BCU Gary Freeman Spring Invitational at LPGA International. The Pioneers finished the two-day event in eighth place.
Junior Matt Shubley led the Pioneers, as he finished the three-round event tied for 11th place with a score of 11 over par. Shubley best round of the tournament came in round two, finishing one under par. Sophomore Hector Gutierrez placed tied for 32nd at +25 and junior Tom D'Andrea finished tied for 36th, two strokes behind Gutierrez at +27. Both of them shot their best round in the opening round of the tournament with a 78. Rounding out the scoring group for SHU was freshman Clifford Lindholm at +31, finishing tied for 46th.
As a team, Sacred Heart had its best round of the tournament on Thursday. The Pioneers had a team score of 313 in round two, 25 strokes over par. SHU finished the tournament at +94, 18 strokes back of Towson for seventh place. Lynn University won the tournament at +10.
The Pioneers will return to LPGA International on Monday, March 6 for the first day of the Lonnie Barton Invitational.
T11. Matt Shubley 78-71-78=227 (+11)
T32. Hector Gutierrez 78-80-83=241 (+25)
T36. Tom D'Andrea 78-84-81=243 (+27)
T46. Clifford Lindholm 82-78-87=247 (+31)
T48. Connor Cunningham 87-79-82=248 (+32)
55. Curtis Quinn 84-86-87=257 (+41)