COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Saint Leo men's golf team finished 15th after the Lions posted a 54-hole 303-296-303—902 at the Cougar Invitational at the Country Club of Columbus in Georgia on Tuesday.
The Lions were led by Joey Savoie (75-70-75—220) whose four-over-par tournament saw him finish 25th. Following Savoie and jumping up a spot in the team standings is Trevor Joseph as he posted a three-round 75-75-73—223 for a 40th place result. Austin Grey finished 55th as he carded a three-round 75-75-78—228.
Casey Bannon's 78-76-77—154 had him finishing 65th and Phil Horowicz rounded out the Saint Leo scoring with a 54-hole 78-86-83—247.
Tournament host Columbus State claimed the team title as they fired a final round score of 287 to finish with a two-under-par 850 for 54 holes. West Florida finished second with a six-over-858 after shooting a 283 in the final round, while Georgia College (863) was third.
The Lions will next travel to Palm Beach Gardens next week where they will compete in the Guy Harvey Classic hosted by Nova Southeastern University. The teams will play 36 holes on Monday before playing 18 holes on Tuesday at the PGA National Golf Course.