Oct. 13, 1997
MEMPHIS, TN–The Florida State men’s golf team finished tied for seventh
place in the rain-shortened Kroger Intercollegiate at the Colonial Country
Club in Memphis, TN. The tournament, played on the Colonial’s South
Course, was shortened to 36 holes after rain forced the cancellation of a
The Seminole team score of 608 tied them with Vanderbilt University.
Both teams finished two strokes behind Louisiana State University. The
University of Michigan finished in fifth, four strokes ahead of Seminoles
Four of Florida State’s five golfers finished the tournament tied for
24th. They all posted two-round totals of 152. George McNeill, Barry
Dyche, Jason Pool and Mark Monroe all finished the tournament, ten strokes
behind the winner. Sophomore Nathan Bertsch rounded out the scoring for
the Seminoles, placing tied for 68th with a total of 160.
The University of Arkansas captured the team title, beating Nebraska by
three strokes. Kent State University finished third, six strokes off the
Michigan’s Michael Harris won the medalist honors after posting a total
of two-under 142. Josh Madden of Nebraska and Dan Chartrand of Memphis
finished two strokes off the lead and tied for second.
The Seminoles will conclude their fall schedule in two weeks at the
Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate.
Scores FSU TEAM SCORE 302-306 608 (t7) George McNeill 78-74 152 (t24) Barry Dyche 76-76 152 (t24) Jason Pool 74-78 152 (t24) Mark Monroe 74-78 152 (t24) Nathan Bertsch 78-82 160 (t68)