COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Saint Leo men's golf team currently sits in a tie for 13th place after the Lions posted a two-round 303-296—599 at the Cougar Invitational contested at the Country Club of Columbus in Georgia on Monday.
The Lions were led by Joey Savoie (75-70—145) whose 1-over-par day has him tied for 26th on the first day of competition. Following Savoie is Austin Grey as he posted a two-round 75-75—150 that was matched by teammate Trevor Joseph as both are tied for 43rd.
Casey Bannon's 78-76-154 qualified as the fourth counting card for the Lions with his two-round 64th place result. Phil Horowicz rounded out the Saint Leo scoring with a 36-hole 78-86—164.
Tournament host Columbus State is in the lead for the team title entering the final round Tuesday, with a 13-under par 563, while West Florida and Lee University are 12 and 13 strokes behind the Cougars respectively. The Lions are only seven strokes out of 10th place.
The tournament closes with 18 holes to be played on Tuesday.