September 11, 2022 - by

Seminoles Shatter Three-Day Round Record in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The No. 11 Florida State Men’s Golf team finished third in the Maui Jim Intercollegiate after shooting an immaculate 6-under par 274 on Sunday, totaling 35-under for the tournament. Florida State’s three-round score of 805 is the lowest in program history, shattering the previous record of 823 on March 4, 2014, at the USF Invitational.

All five Seminoles played exceptional over the course of the weekend and nearly pulled off a victory. Redshirt Junior Cole Anderson secured the individual runner-up finish, recording a 4-under par 66 in his final round to total 15-under (65-64-66) for the three-day tournament.

Anderson’s second-place finish is the best of his career and marks his third Top six finish as a Seminole.

Auburn was the team tournament champion with a three-day total of 45-under par, shooting 11-under in the final round.

Caleb Surratt from Tennessee took home the individual champion title at 18-under.

Anderson played lights-out in the final round of the Maui Jim Intercollegiate. In the three-day tournament, he had four flawless nines without a single bogey. He was one of the top-scoring players out of the 90-player field on par 4’s, averaging a 3.78 (8-under).

He finished strong on his last day in Arizona, recording five birdies in his final round with three of them on the back-nine.

Junior Brett Roberts led the Seminoles in birdies, recording 17 for the entirety of the tournament, along with an eagle on his starting hole of the final round. He simultaneously had the best scoring average on par 3’s for the team, averaging a 2.75 (-3).

Roberts tied for 13th, totaling 8-under par (67-65-70) for the tournament after an even-par score in the third round.

Junior Frederik Kjettrup once again fought back in the home stretch of the final round. After starting off the back-nine 3-over par, he quickly captured back-to-back birdies and finished the round with an even-par 70.

Kjettup’s three-day, three-under par (71-66-70) finish tied him for 31st.

Sophomore Michael Mays enjoyed a bogey-free front-nine in the final round. His three birdies for the day led to an improved third round of 1-over. Mays led the Florida State team in pars, totaling 37 for all three days.

Mays finished the tournament at 1-over par (67-73-71) and tied for 57th.

Luke Clanton officially has his first tournament as a Seminole under wraps, delivering an amazing performance in his third round. The freshman shot a 2-under 68, capturing six birdies for the day with two back-to-back to close out his front-nine.

The Seminoles travel next to Olympia Fields, Ill., for the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational taking place on Sept. 16-18. The Seminoles last won the Invitational in 2015.

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