Oct. 14, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Florida State travels to play in the 2003 Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational at the Old Memorial Golf Course in Tampa Oct. 20-21. The event will be played on the 7,247-yard, Par 72 Old Memorial Golf Course that opened in 1997. Florida State finished in 10th place in the team standings and Rusty Mosley finished in a tie for 10th-place in the individual standings at the 2002 rain-shortened Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational. The Seminoles are competing in their third event of the fall and first in nearly one month.
THE GARY KOCH/CLEVELAND GOLF INTERCOLLEGIATE FIELD
Florida State is joined by Alabama, Arkansas, Central Florida, College of Charleston, Florida, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Kentucky, Louisiana State, Mississippi, NC State, North Florida, South Florida and Texas Christian in the 2003 Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational.
SEMINOLES PLACE 11TH AT RAIN SHORTENED MASON RUDOPLH
After a seventh place finish during their first tournament at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate, the Seminoles placed tied for 11th at the rain-shortened Mason Rudolph Collegiate Championship. The Seminoles had a tournament total of 598, tying them with the College of Charleston. Alabama Birmingham won the event by 14 shots over Texas A&M.
ADCOCK PICKS UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF LAST SEASON
Junior Matt Adcock (Apopka, Fla.) has picked up where he left off last spring. As Florida State’s most consistent golfer, he earned five consecutive top 30 finishes as well as five rounds of par or better and 12 rounds of scores below 75 during the spring 2003 season. In two events this fall, Adcock leads the team with a 73.50 scoring average. Three of his four rounds have been below 75, including a career low of 68 at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate. Adcock was ranked as the nation’s 17th best golfer according to GolfWeek Magazine following his performance at Kiawah Island.
ADCOCK AT THE KIAWAH ISLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE
Junior Matt Adcock finished in a tied for fifth place at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate to mark the best finish of his career. It was the best individual finish by a Seminole player since current assistant coach Mark Donaldson earned medalist honors at the University of Virginia Cavalier Classic during the spring 2001 season.
IBARRARAN ENJOYS CAREER OUTING
Coming into this fall sophomore Gonzalo Ibarraran (Saltillo, Mexico) had only competed in eight rounds of golf totaling a 75.88 scoring average with a career-low single round score of 73. He has begun the fall season on a hot streak. Ibarraran recorded scores of 73 and 74 in the Mason Rudolph Championship, with his 73 tying his career low for a single round. His two-day total of 147 in the event was a 36-hole career low and earned him his first ever-top 30 finish as he finished tied for 26th.
NOTING FLORIDA STATE AT THE KIAWAH ISLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE
Florida State finished in seventh place in the team standings at the season-opening Kiawah Island Intercollegiate in its first tournament under head coach Trey Jones. The Seminoles’ finish was higher than any of the team finishes during the spring 2003 and the highest since the team finished seventh at the Mason Rudolph Championship during the fall of 2002.
FLORIDA STATE MEN’S GOLF STATISTICS (FALL 2003)
Name Tourn. Rounds Par -75 Low Strokes Avg.
Matt Adcock 2 4 1 3 68 294 73.50
Mark Sestilio 2 4 1 2 71 296 74.00
Rusty Mosley 2 4 0 2 73 302 75.50
Gonzalo Ibarraran 2 4 0 2 73 309 77.25
Tim Vickers 2 4 0 1 73 313 78.25