October 22, 2017 - by
Men’s Golf Finishes Fall in 13th

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – The Florida State Men’s Golf team finished at 6-under (287-284-287) at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in Alpharetta, placing 13th in the competitive field.

Freshman John Pak headlined the Seminoles by tying for seventh at 6-under overall (69-69-72), recording his third Top-10 finish in four tournaments played this fall. Pak’s consistency as a freshman has been remarkable so far, as his presences bodes very well for Florida State this spring.

Pak executed on his par 3s all weekend, finishing 2-under to tie for the third-lowest among all golfers. He added 39 pars, tying for the 10th-most. In Sunday’s final round, he notched his first career eagle as it just took three shots to hole out the par-5, 542-yard first hole.

Redshirt senior Harry Ellis’ seven birdies in the final round contributed to an improved 5-under 67, as he tied for 30th overall at 3-under. Ellis posted consecutive birdies on holes 1-2 and 8-9, shooting a 33 on the front nine.

Sophomore Jamie Li tied for 44th at even-par, which included his final-round 72. Li also birdied the first and second holes, as FSU dominated those two holes combined shooting 8-under (hole one is a par 5, hole two is a par 4) on Sunday.

Sophomore Jake Carter tied for 73rd at 10-over, while redshirt sophomore Jonathan Keppler tied for 76th at 11-over.

Oklahoma State won the tournament by finishing 27-under (277-286-274).

Florida State will prepare for the upcoming spring season that begins Feb. 12-13, 2018, at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate hosted by South Alabama.

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