No. 10 USC Aiken men’s golf wins Firestone Invitational over DI teams

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Courtesy USC Aiken Athletics


AKRON, Ohio
– The No. 10 University of South Carolina Aiken golf team won the Firestone Invitational, which wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.

Head coach Michael Carlisle‘s team posted a one-stroke win over Bowling Green and Santa Clara. The Pacers shot seven-under par, 857, for the tournament. Bowling Green and Santa Clara finished at six-under par, 858.

USC Aiken finished with scores of 285-281-291 for the three-round 857.

Newcomer Leo Johansson finished second at the tournament. He shot seven-under par, 209, for the three-round total.

Fellow rookie Leonardo Bono claimed a sixth-place finish in the 81-person field. He shot two-under par, 214, for the event.

Björn Rosengren finished 18th after shooting two-over par, 218. He wrapped up the final round by shooting one-under par, 71.

Dan Sheehan tied for 30th. He shot five-over par, 221.

The event was hosted by Akron and was played on a par-72, 7,125-yard course.

It marked the first victory for USC Aiken since claiming the PBC Championship during the 2017-18 season.

USC Aiken  285281291  857   -7  1st
Leo Johansson  736769  209   -7  2nd
Leonardo Bono  687175  214   -2  t-6th
Bjorn Rosengren  737471  218   +2  t-18th
Dan Sheehan  717377  221   +5  t-30th
Nicholas Poole  827076  228   +12  t-59th

COURTESY USC AIKEN ATHLETICS

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