Andrew Baldo Leads Wilmington Golfers at Guy Harvey Invitational
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Palm Beach Garden, Fla.
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Junior Andrew Baldo led the Wildcats with a 230 (78-76-76), finishing in a tie for 50th
In its second tournament of the fall season, the Wilmington University golf team finished 14th overall at the Guy Harvey Invitational played at PGA National and hosted by Nova Southeastern on Monday and Tuesday.
Junior Andrew Baldo led the Wildcats with a three-round score of 230, finishing in a tie for 50th overall. Newcomer Andreas Lunding placed in a tie for 52nd overall, finishing the two-day, three-round tournament with a 231. Tomasz Pulsakowski was in a tie for 58th overall, hitting a personal best 75 on Tuesday to finish with a 233 for the tournament. Jerry Temple opened with a 76 on Monday and finished in a tie for 69th with a 239 three-round score. John Perrine placed 71st overall with a three round tally of 250.
Playing as an individual, senior Nick Mafale shot a team low round score of 73 in his second round, finishing the tournament in 57th overall with a three-round score of 232.
The host Sharks took the Guy Harvey Invitational title by 10 strokes, firing a three-round 848 (-16) on the 6,868-yard, par 72 PGA National Champions course. Not only did the Sharks win the team title, Nova Southeastern sophomore Ian Facey won his first-ever individual collegiate title to help pace NSU along the way. A sophomore on the defending national champion Sharks team, Facey fired three consecutive rounds under par (66-70-71) to finish at nine under for the tournament. His three-round 207 beat the field of 74 by three strokes.
Nova Southeastern also had two players tied for the second overall spot, as Ben Taylor and Oscar Lengden, tied with Barry University’s Marcus Segerstrom, with a 210 (-6) to help lead the host Sharks. Barry finished second overall with a three-round score of 858. Lynn University (872), Eckerd College (881) and Rollins College and Florida Southern College (884) rounded out the top five team positions.
The Wildcats return to the course next Monday, as they head to Santa Rosa, Calif., to part in the Sonoma State Invitational in the three-round, two day tournament on the west coast.