JSU's Tomasz Anderson Wins Auburn Tiger Invite Individual Crown

OPELIKA - Jacksonville State junior Tomasz Anderson captured his fourth captured his fourth career tournament title as he won the Auburn Tiger Invitational on Tuesday at Lake Course at Grand National Golf Club. Anderson, who held second place on the individual list after 36 holes on Monday, surged to the top of the leaderboard on Tuesday with a final round score of 2-under par 70. The Hertfordshire, England-native finished the 54 holes at 10-under He held off Chad Ramey of Mississippi State, who had the low round of the day after turning in a 4-under par 68. Anderson entered the final 18 holes at 8-under par after posting back-to-back rounds of 67 and 69. His Tuesday scorecard had four birdies and just three bogeys. Anderson won amongst a field of some of the top golfers in the nation as there were four players ranked in the top-65 players ranked by Golfstat.com. He helped the Gamecocks move up one spot to seventh as they matched Charleston Southern with a final three-round total of 884.On Tuesday, JSU carded a final round 1-over par 288 for its best round of the event on the par-72, 7,149-yard course. It marked Jax State's fifth top-10 finish in seven tournaments through the 2013-14 season. Freshman Jamie Mist and junior Franco Grillo carded even-par rounds of 72 to aid the Gamecocks' team score and finish 28th and 32nd respectively. Mists' round was his season best as a Gamecock. His previous low was a round of 73 at CACC/WPCC Invitational in Alexander City, Ala. Freshman Pablo Torres rounded out the JSU scoring with a round of 75. The Host-Tigers won the event by nine strokes over Kennesaw State and MSU. Memphis and Auburn (B) rounded out the top-five on the team leaderboard. The Gamecocks return to action on March 27 as they will travel to Boca Raton,Fla. For the Florida Atlantic Slomin Autism Invitational. (Courtesy: JSU Sports Information)


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