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Florida men’s golf finished tied for runner-up this past weekend at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite. Ricky Castillo led the Gators as he shot three 2-under-par rounds to finish tied for second individually at Olympia Fields.
Florida men’s golf won its season opener at the Fighting Irish Classic tournament this past weekend. The Gators finished the weekend 21-under-par.
UF finished its NCAA National Championship run in 11th place, completing 1160 total shots and going 40-above par for the tournament.
Despite ending the day tied in 25th place after the first wave of teams, the orange and blue elevated 10 spots as the second wave finished round two.
Redshirt junior Fred Biondi tied for second in the tournament with a total of 211 strokes, as the Gators placed second overall to advance to the national championship.
The following two days following their round one performance only consisted in frustrating finishes to a close fiery end to their season as the Gators were one stroke away from a championship berth, placing fifth.
The Florida men’s team participated in the final leg of the SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club Sunday before losing the title to the Vanderbilt Commodores in match play.
John DuBois takes first place in the SEC as an individual with Gators finishing third in stroke playBy Lillian Randolph | Apr. 24
Florida junior John DuBois took the individual title in Sea Island, Georgia, this week at the SEC Championship.
The Gators traveled to Alabama to participate in the SEC Championship . After five days of play, Florida fell short of LSU and left the course as runner-up.
As the regular season comes to a close, the men’s golf team traveled to Naples, Florida, where they competed against seven of the nation’s top-25 teams. The Gators placed second overall while redshirt junior Fred Biondi took the individual tournament victory.
Annabell Fuller Florida Sunday and was the only Gator to place inside the top-10
“It is obviously a huge honor to win at home,” said Annabell Fuller, who tied for fourth individually this weekend. The Gators women’s golf team tied with Michigan for first-place Sunday, taking the title in the 50th annual Vystar Gators Invitational over the weekend.
The Gators men’s golf team traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend to compete against 14 other teams in the Southern Highlands Collegiate. The team placed fourth overall while juniors Fred Biondi and Ricky Castillo secured top-ten individual finishes.
Billy Horschel, a past Gator champion and six-time PGA Tour winner, will officially be returning to the University of Florida to serve as the team’s new volunteer assistant coach.