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EFSC Golfers Win Tournament in Albany, GA
March 4, 2014 - Eastern Florida's golf team won the Doublegate Collegiate Invitational hosted by Darton State College in Albany, GA on Tuesday.
The Titans, leaders after Monday's first two rounds, persevered through cold, windy, damp conditions to shoot 308 over 18 holes for a 54-hole total of 904 and a seven-stroke victory.
Darton State and defending NJCAA Division I national champion Central Alabama Community College tied for second at 911.
Eastern Florida's Brad Gray finished in a tie for third with a final-round 79 for 223. Nick Maynard shot 78 for 227, Arthur Leonard shot 76 for 229, Kyle Benson shot 78 also for 229 and Drew Cooke shot 76 for 231.
Brewton Parker College's Dillon Board was tournament medalist at 209.
The victory was the first of the spring championship season for the Titans who finished fourth in their first two tournaments.
Eastern Florida is ranked sixth nationally in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf men's NJCAA Division I coaches' poll. Next up is a one-day match with St. Peter's University on March 11 at Rockledge Country Club. Spectators are welcome.