Men's golf wraps up Puerto Rico Classic

Tuesday, February 22, 2011



RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 22, 2011)
- ETSU sophomore Patrick Spraggs (Rochford, England) posted an even-par 72 to lead the Bucs on the final day of the Puerto Rico Classic on the par-72, 6,902-yard River Course at the Rio Mar Beach Resort.

Spraggs recorded three birdies, a bogey and a double bogey during Tuesday's final round to close out the tournament at 3-over (74-73-72219). He led the Bucs by finishing tied for 35th overall.

The Bucs struggled during the final day of the event by posting a team score of 306 to finish the tournament in 15th position at +29 (294-293-306).

No. 4 Alabama won the team title as they finished the tournament at 28-under-par, five shots ahead of No. 5 Georgia Tech. The two teams were tied for the lead after two rounds of play. No. 2 Oklahoma finished third at 18-under, while No. 13 Georgia (6-under) and Virginia Tech (1-under) rounded out the top-five.

James White of Georgia Tech won the individual title by one shot over Bud Cauley of Alabama. White shot a three-day score of 10-under. Kyle Scott of Georgia Tech finished in third at 8-under

ETSU freshman Spencer Lawson (Raleigh, N.C.) finished tied for 61st at +9 (69-72-81225) overall after struggling on the final day with an 81. Devin Komline (Dorset, Vt.) also had a tough final round to finish three strokes behind Lawson for the event at +12 (75-70-83228).

Freshman Lucas Armstrong (Church Hill, Tenn.) and senior Paul O'Kane (Castledawson, Northern Ireland) finished at +13 and +14 respectively to wrap up the ETSU scoring. Armstrong shot a final round 78, while O'Kane recorded a 75.

The Bucs return to action on March 13 as they will travel to Myrtle Beach, S.C. for the General Hackler Invitational.

For more information on the ETSU men's golf team please visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men's golf link.

ETSU Results
T40. Patrick Spraggs- 74-73-72219 (+3)
 
T61. Spencer Lawson- 69-75-81225 (+9)
T65. Devin Komline- 75-70-83228 (+12)
68. Lucas Armstrong- 76-75-78229 (+13)
69. Paul O'Kane- 78-77-75230 (+14)

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