The Florida men’s golf team had a season filled with highs and lows, but youth brings promise of a bright future.
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Ricky Castillo competed in the final round of the NCAA Championship as an individual and finished a stroke outside the top-10.
The Gators’ season came to a close for everyone except Ricky Castillo, who will tee it up for one more round in Arizona.
Florida needs a strong Sunday to advance to Monday’s final round of stroke play at the NCAA Championship after high scores derail their second round.
Ricky Castillo kept Florida afloat in the first round of the NCAA Championship and shot a 2-under-par Friday.
Florida faces a stacked field and needs superb play across the board to be competitive.
Florida men’s golf posted the second-lowest score of Wednesday’s final round to climb all the way back into fifth place, just enough to advance to the national championship.
Ricky Castillo put together an exceptional 18 holes, but the Gators still have ground to make up following round one.
The Gators’ season was filled with struggles and a triumph but ultimately fell short of their championship bid aspirations.
Despite a valiant final effort from freshman Maisie Filler, the Gators came up one stroke short of advancing to the NCAA National Championship.
The Gators can see the NCAA Championship on the horizon with one round of play remaining.
The Gators are four strokes out of the match play tournament entering Friday.
Freshman Joe Pagdin is tied for fifth individually entering the second round after a 2-under-par showing Wednesday.