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Badgers tied for 14th place after second round of 54-hole USF Invitational


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March 3, 2014

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TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- After two rounds of play at the USF Invitational, the Badgers are tied for 14th place among the 17-team field with a 36-hole season-low 11-over par 288-299--587. The 54-hole event runs March 2-4 on the par 72, 7,060-yard Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club course in Tampa Bay, Fla.

Host South Florida climbed atop the leader board after 36-holes with a 26-under par 281-269--550. The Bulls shot an impressive 19-under 269 in round two to jump ahead of Florida State.

The Seminoles sit in second place with a 17-under par 275-285--559, while Illinois rounds out the top-three teams with a 16-under par 280-280--560. Illinois’ Brian Campbell is the individual leader after recording a 13-under par 64-67--131.

Zach Balit leads Wisconsin and is tied for 20th overall with a 2-under par 142, which is a 36-hole career best for the redshirt senior. Balit opened the tournament with a career-best 68, then tallied a 2-over par 74 in round two.

Senior Robert Jacobsen (70-76) and redshirt senior Jack Watson (71-75) are tied for 47th overall with a 2-over par 146. Watson’s 36-hole score of 146 ties his career low.

Sophomore Matt Ross added the fourth score for UW today with a 9-over par 79-74--153 to tie for 83rd. Senior John Gullberg rounded out the Badgers’ scoring with a 14-over par 80-78--158 and is tied for 86th.

The final 18 holes will be played on Tuesday. Live scoring and results from the USF Invitational can be found on Golfstat.com, as well as UWBadgers.com.

BADGER SCORES
T14    Wisconsin         288-299--587, +11
T20    Zach Balit          68-74--142, -2
T47   Robert Jacobsen  70-76--146, +2
T47   Jack Watson        71-75--146, +2
T83   Matt Ross           79-74--153, +9
T86   John Gullberg     80-78--158, +14

TEAM SCORES

1
South Florida
-26 281 269 550
2
Florida State
-17 275 284 559
3
Illinois
-16 280 280 560
4
Mercer
-14 280 282 562
5
  UNCG
-11 275 290 565
6
Memphis
-10 277 289 566
7
Auburn
-7 282 287 569
8
Purdue
-6 283 287 570
9
  Florida
E 291 285 576
T10
  College of Charleston
+3 288 291 579
T10
  Ohio State
+3 289 290 579
12
  Cincinnati
+4 293 287 580
13
  Marquette
+10 295 291 586
T14
  Eastern Michigan
+11 293 294 587
T14
  Wisconsin
+11 288 299 587
16
  DePaul
+13 293 296 589
17
  Air Force
+16 294 298 592

 

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