UT Men's Golf Marks Start of Gary Hilton Era

UT Men's Golf Marks Start of Gary Hilton Era

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team opened its 2019-20 season under first-year head coach Gary Hilton, moving up three spots in the final day to finish ninth overall at the Golfweek DII Fall Invitational.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 9th, 614 strokes, +38 (313-301)
Team Champion: Barry, 567 strokes, -9
Host: Golfweek
Location: El Campeon Golf Course | Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Total Rounds: 2
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • In his collegiate debut, Wills, a freshman from Ecuador was the top Spartan golfer.
  • UT's best individual round was a 71 by Wills in Tuesday's round.
  • Head coach Gary Hilton did not register any individuals.
  • After opening with a 313 on Monday, UT shot a 301 on Tuesday to move from 12th to ninth place.
  • Monday's second round was rained out.
  • A total of 13 teams competed.
  • UT was joined by team champion Barry as the lone schools from the Sunshine State Conference.

UP NEXT:
The Spartans return to action at the Miami Intercollegiate on October 20-22 at Trump National Golf Course in Orlando, Fla.

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