Buckeyes win Fla. Atlantic title
Senior Smith leads team with 5-under 67 in final round
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Entering the final round with a 16-stroke lead, the Ohio State men’s golf team held on to capture the team title at the Florida Atlantic Spring Break Championship. Competing on the par 72, 6,750-yard Legends Golf Course at the Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., the No. 24 Buckeyes finished the tournament with a 12-under 852 after carding a third-round score of 293.
Ohio State senior Brad Smith put together his best performance of the weekend, recording a 5-under 67 to total 208 and securing the first tournament victory of his career. Smith, from Peru, Ind., tallied five birdies on the final day.
Firing a third-round score of 75, senior Michael Cress recorded a 54-hole score of 214 to finish in a tie for seventh. Junior Dan Charen also carded a 75 on the day and finished in a tie for 11th with a three-day total of 216.
Also competing for the Buckeyes was sophomore Jamie Sindelar and senior Bo Hoag who tallied totals of 220 and 222, respectively. Sindelar finished tied for 24th, while Hoag came in a tie for 36th.
|Pos.||School||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Rd. 3||Total||To Par|
|3.||Florida Gulf Coast||293||288||286||867||+3|