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Clemson Finishes Seventh at Linger Longer Invitational

Clemson Finishes Seventh at Linger Longer Invitational

March 16, 2008

Clemson, SC – Phillip Mollica fired a final round 69 to lead Clemson to a seventh place finish at the Linger Longer Invitational at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, GA on Sunday.

Mississippi won the event with a 856 total, while number-one ranked Georgia was second at 861. Clemson was seventh at 888. The Tigers were the only ACC team competing.

Mollica finished 15th overall, the top finish for a Clemson golfer, with a 218 score. He had rounds of 74-75-69 for the 54 holes. Mollica’s 69 on Sunday tied for the low round of the day in the field of 75 golfers. It was the first time this year Mollica was Clemson’s top golfer.

Sam Saunders was Clemson’s second best golfer with a 224 score, good enough for 35th place. In fact, four of the five Tigers in the starting lineup scored between 224-227. Kyle Stanley shot a 225 and was 36th, while Luke Hopkins and Zack Siefert were at 11 over par 227 and tied for 40th.

Clemson at Linger Longer Invitational
March 14-16, 2008
Phillip Mollica 74 75 69 218 +2 15th
Sam Saunders 74 74 76 224 +8 35th
Kyle Stanley 74 76 75 225 +9 36TH
Luke Hopkins 70 76 81 227 +11 40th
Zack Siefert 76 76 75 227 +11 40th
Clemson team 292 301 295 888 +24 7th