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Final Round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational Cancelled

Final Round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational Cancelled

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Sunday’s final round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational was canceled due to unplayable conditions and inclement weather. The No. 13 Alabama men’s golf team finishes the event in fifth overall with a 36-hole total of 581 (285-276).

The Highlights

  • Three UA golfers finished inside the top-20 individuals
  • Nick Dunlap tied for ninth at 2-under 138 (70-68) with Canon Claycomb one shot behind in 14th at 1-under 139 (71-68)
  • Thomas Ponder tied for 20th with a 36-hole total of 1-over 141 (70-71)
  • JP Cave tied for 44th overall at 4-over 144 (75-69) while Jones Free rounded out the UA starting five in 60th overall with a 6-over par 146 (74-72)

The Field

  • No. 1 North Carolina claimed the title (-10, 550), with No. 11 Texas (-4, 556) finishing second
  • No. 4 Georgia Tech took third (-3, 557), followed by No. 2 Arizona State (E, 580) and the Crimson Tide to round out the top five teams
  • The Tide led the field on par 3 scoring (-5, 2.88) and was second on par 5 holes (-7, 4.65)
  • As a team, the Tide’s 36 birdies led the 15-team field, four better than Texas’ 32 birdies

Next Up

  • Alabama will next play host to the SEC Match Play hosted by Jerry Pate, which will take place Sept. 25-27 at Birmingham Country Club in Birmingham, Ala.

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