What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State shot a 5-under par 275 on Sunday to finish 13th at the fourth annual Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Scottsdale, Ariz.
* Senior Egill Gunnarsson and sophomore David Li each shot a final-round 3-under 67 to tie for Georgia State’s low round of the event.
* Georgia State’s final round score was the third-lowest round of any team in the field on Sunday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Host Georgia State shot a final-round 5-under 275, the third-lowest round of the day, to finish in 13th place at the fourth annual Maui Jim Intercollegiate at Mirabel Golf Club on Sunday.
Senior Egill Gunnarsson and sophomore David Li each shot final round 3-under 67’s to lead the Panthers with their lowest rounds of the event. Li finished the 54-hole event at even par and tied for 37th, while Gunnarsson tied for 51st at 3-over par.
Georgia State finished the event 7-over par and ahead of both Colorado and Florida State. The field included six teams that reached the NCAA Championship last May and another five teams that qualified for NCAA Regional play.
Arizona State shot a final-round 11-under 269 to win the event at 38-under par. Arizona finished in second-place at 31-under par, while Clemson came in third at 29-under par. Pepperdine finished in fourth-place at 25-under par, while Utah and Southern Cal tied for fifth at 15-under par.
Arizona State’s Cameron Sisk shot a final-round 5-under 65 to earn low medalist honors at 14-under par. Clemson’s Turk Pettit finished in second place at 12-under par. A group of five golfers tied for third place at 9-under par including LSU’s Phillip Barbaree, Arizona’s Aidric Chan, Kent State’s Josh Gilkison, and Arizona State teammates Won Jun Lee and Chun An Yu.
“I’m really proud of the way our guys finished today,” head coach Chad Wilson said. “As good as we played, we could have really taken it even lower. We made some mistakes coming in, but I think our guys learned a lot about themselves this week. We will look forward to getting back on the golf course in a few weeks.”
Senior Ashton Poole made three birdies and an eagle to shoot a final-round 2-under 68 and lead the Panthers with a tie for 21st at 4-under par. Senior Josh Edgar added a 5-over 75 and finished in 70th-place at 13-over par. Freshman Will Chambless, making his GSU debut, finished the event with a 3-over 73 to tie for 71st at 14-over par.
Georgia State will return to the course Oct. 6-8, for the Marquette Intercollegiate at Erin Hills Golf Club in Hartford, Wisc. The course recently hosted the 2017 U.S. Open won by Brooks Koepka.