Oct. 27, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State University men’s golf team play in the eighth annual Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate beginning Oct. 30. The 54-hole competition takes place on the par-72, 7,060 yard Country Club of Louisiana course and includes 15 of the top teams in the nation.
Florida State finished seventh at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational tournament in its most recent outing. The Seminoles shot a 12-over par 876 team score and finished seventh at the event. Senior Mark Donaldson and junior Rick Westbrook who finished tied for 19th with three-over par scores of 219 led the Seminoles. Including Donaldson and Westbrook, the Seminoles had four golfers finish within 15 strokes of the individual winner. Juniors Kris Hannah (five-over par 221) and Rusty Mosley (eight-over par 224) joined Donaldson and Westbrook as Florida State’s top finishers. Freshman Jason Lopez played well in his first collegiate tournament and shot a career-low 71 during the second round.
The teams scheduled to participate are: Augusta College, College of Charleston, Tulsa, Memphis, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, Mississippi, Auburn, Arkansas, Alabama-Birmingham, Georgia State and Southern Mississippi.
The Country Club of Louisiana Tournament is the final event of the fall season for head coach Nicky Goetze and the Seminoles. The team begins play in the spring season on Feb. 13-14 at the Beau Rivage College Classic in Gulfport, Miss.