Illinois sweeps 3M Invitational titles; Augusta finishes 12th

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The Illinois men’s golf team swept the 3M Augusta Invitational titles on Sunday.

Senior Dylan Meyer shot a 3-under 69 to win the individual title for the second straight year, while the Illini ran away with the team title at 25-under par.

Augusta senior Broc Everett shot the low round of the day with a 7-under 65 to finish in the third place.

Augusta University Athletics Release:

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s golf team took 12th place at their home event in the 3M Augusta Invitational on Sunday at Forest Hills Golf Club. Augusta senior Broc Everett shot his season-low 65 (-7) to ascend the leaderboard by 10 spots and take third individually.

No. 23 nationally-ranked Illinois dominated the 15-team field at 25-under-par to win the event. Houston and Wake Forest each finished runner-up (-10), and USC Aiken and Kennesaw State tied for fourth for the top scoring teams.

Everett shot 71, 72, and 65 on the weekend to finish 8-under-par and lead Augusta. His round-three 65 was one stroke shy of his career-low round. Last year at the 3MAI, Everett finished tied for fifth.

Freshman Alex Shead gave Augusta a tie for 47th (+6), freshman Laken Hinton tied for 51st (+7), sophomore McCullough Pickens 61st (+10), and freshman Olof Gunnarsson 63rd (+11).

The Jaguars head to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship April 19-21 in Savannah, Ga., at Crosswinds Golf Club.

AUGUSTA @ 3MAI (Final)

12

Augusta

295

284

293

872

3

Broc Everett (1)

71

72

65

208

T47

Alex Shead (2)

71

70

81

222

T51

Laken Hinton (5)

79

69

75

223

T61

McCullough Pickens (4)

76

73

77

226

T63

Olof Gunnarsson (3)

77

74

76

227

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