AUSTIN, Tex. (men’s golf) — The Panthers grabbed their composure in the final two rounds of play shaving 43 strokes off of their first round 331 performance
for a 288 second round and 42 strokes for a 289 final round. Florida Tech started off in the 12th place after the first round of the 2007 St. Edward’s
Men’s Golf Tournament at the Lake Cliff Country Club and made a huge jump into the top five after the second round.
Tech shot a final 908 team three round score for Par 72 and 6861 yardage course. They held the daily low round with their 288 second round finish while
both Regier and Klingensmith also held the daily low round for individuals as well.
Host St. Edward’s came back to win their own invitation shooting an 897 only three strokes better than Barry University with a 900 final day score and
eleven strokes difference from our own Panthers.
Teams competing in the tournament include host St. Edward’s, Abilene Christian University, Cameron University, Northeastern State, Barry University,
Colorado-CO Springs, East Central University, Central Oklahoma, St. Mary’s (Tex), West New Mexico University, University of Incarnate Word, Florida Tech,
Midwestern State, Dallas Baptist University and Montana State- Billings.
Rounding out the top five was Northern State with a 911 final score and Central Oklahoma at 916 for the fifth place spot.
Senior Jeff Wittup (Calgary, Alberta) stepped up in a big way after shooting a rough 88 in the first round due to extreme wind conditions and coming back
to finish in 10th place garnering a two four under par rounds at 69 for a 226 final.
Fellow seniors Justin Regier (East Amherst, N.Y.) and Anthony Klingensmith (Kissimmee, Fla.) tied for 15th place with both shooting 228 for the tourney.
Klingensmith shot an 84 first round, a 69 second round and 75 third round while Regier got better each round finishing with an 85, shaving ten off the next
round at 75 and notching Tech’s best round of the tournament for a 68 final round.
Junior Dan Moline (Duluth, Minn.) tied for 35th overall shooting a final 237. Senior David D’Agostino (Melbourne, Fla.) who led the way in the first round
with an 80 and then producing a 75 second round unfortunately withdrew in the final round forcing all four teammates to pull off low scores in their final
Head Coach Pat Cappola was extremely happy with the Panther’s second and third round performance that moved them up nine spots to grab the bronze. For
Final Results click here…
3 Florida Inst of Tech 331 288 289 908
T 10 Jeff Wittup 88 69 69 226
T 15 Justin Regier 85 75 68 228
T 15 Anthony Klingensmith 84 69 75 228
T 35 Dan Moline 82 78 77 237
WD David D’Agostino 80 75 WD