Men's Golf Takes Fifth at the Lonnie D. Small Memorial
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

BUIES CREEK, N.C. - At the 2007 Lonnie D. Small Spring Classic hosted by Campbell at Keith Hills Country Club No.1, the FGCU men’s golf squad had two golfers finish in the top-15 and took fifth place the second tournament of the spring season.

 The 36-hole event was played on the 6,703 yard Par 72 Club layout. The teams played 18 holes on Monday (Mar. 3) and a final 18 on Tuesday (Mar. 4).

The Eagles recorded a composite team score of 596, two strokes ahead of sixth place USC Upstate, during the tournament’s 36 holes.

Kyle Henderson was the Eagles' top finisher in the two-day event when he turned in a one-over 145 to finish in ninth place. His best round came on Monday when he shot a 71.

Robert Taylor came in second on FGCU’s scorecard with a two-round total of 147 (+3) which tied him for 15th place individually. His best round of the event was a 3-under 69 on Monday.

Michael Hart recorded a score of 152 after posting 4-over 76’s in both rounds. Both Kyle Hammond and Daniel Mazziotta rounded out FGCU’s scorecard by recording 11-over 155’s, placing them T-52nd.

The Eagles will be back in action on Mar. 10 at the North-South Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla.


Lonnie D. Small Spring Classic
Keith Hills CC No. 1
Buies Creek, N.C.
March 3-4, 2008 
Par 72, 6703 Yards

Final Team Results:
1. Campbell 583

2. Elon 584

3. Gardner-Webb 589

4. Radford 592

5. FGCU 596

6. USC Upstate 598

7. Longwood 602

8. San Francisco 606

9. Davidson 607

10. Stetson 609

11. Seton Hall 613

12. James Madison 619

13. George Mason 620

14. Towson 628