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Golf Loses Consolation Championship to Florida

Golf Loses Consolation Championship to Florida

Nov. 16, 2004

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fl–Jack Ferguson and Stephen Poole both halved their matches, but those were all the points Clemson could score in a 3-0-2 loss to 10th seed Florida at the Hooters Collegiate match Play Championship at the El Campeón Course at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. Clemson concluded the four matches of match play competition with a 2-2 record against some of the top teams in the nation. Tuesday’s play concluded Clemson’s fall schedule.

Ferguson halved his match with James Vargas of Florida. Both have been All-America selections throughout their respective careers. Poole halved his match with Manual Villegas. Poole had lost a heart breaking match the day before to a Texas player who made a 75-yard pitch shot on the last hole to beat Poole and win the team match for Texas.

Oklahoma State won the team championship with a 4-0-1 victory over top seed Georgia Tech. Texas defeated Texas A&M 3-2 to claim third place in the winner’s bracket.

10) Florida def. (13) Clemson, 3-0-2

Richard Treis, Florida def. Brian Duncan, Clemson, 2-up

James Vargas halved Jack Ferguson, Clemson

Duke Butler, Florida def. Brent Delahoussaye, Clemson, 4 and 3

Manual Villegas, Florida halved Stephen Poole, Clemson

Ryan Cochran, Florida def. Nick Biershenk, Clemson, 2 and 1