GSW finishes 8th at Argonaut Invitational

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Georgia Southwestern golf team moved up one spot on Tuesday from its Day 1 position to finish eighth at the 14-team Argonaut Invitational played at Pensacola Country Club.

Nate Gahman shot a final-round 1-over 73 for the Hurricanes to finish 1-over for the 54-hole tournament and remain tied for sixth out of 74 participants.

Host West Florida, with a score of 874, won the team title by three strokes, ahead of No. 9 Georgia College and six strokes ahead of No. 25 USC Aiken.

Of the seven schools finishing ahead of GSW, six are nationally-ranked with four coming in the Top 15.

Jake Windom of fourth-ranked North Alabama shot a 3-under 213 (75-70-68) to lead all individuals.

John Wilson Gordon finished with a 13-over 229 to hold second for GSW. J.P. Griffin was a stroke behind Gordon and tied for 45th place. Rounding out the scoring for the 'Canes was Craig Gibson and Reese Moseley with scores of 238 and 249, respectively.

The Hurricanes return to the links on Monday, Mar. 14, at the Don Benbow Invitational in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

2011 ARGONAUT INVITATIONAL - TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total  
#5 West Florida 286 298 290  874 +10
#9 Georgia College 298 287 292  877 +13
#25 USC Aiken 294 294 292  880 +16
Belmont Abbey 293 293 300  886 +22
#4 North Alabama 306 295 292  893 +29
#15 Valdosta State 290 304 301  895 +31
#23 Delta State 292 301 308  901 +37
GSW 307 298 304  909 +45 
West Georgia 301 301 308  910 +46
Henderson State 300 308 308  916 +52
Tampa 303 306 309  918 +54
Northeastern State 309 315 294  918 +54
Montevallo 314 306 301  921 +57 
Saint Leo 313 310 299  922 +58
           
# = NCAA DII ranking          

GSW SCORES

    Rd. 1 Rd. 2  Rd. 3 Total   
T6 Nate Gahman 75 69 73  217 +1
T40 John Wilson Gordon 76 76 77  229 +13 
T45 J.P. Griffin 78 76 76  230 +14
T62 Craig Gibson 83 77 78  238 +22
74 Reese Moseley 78 81 90  249 +33