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Furman’s Murphy, Reeves Finish Strong At LSU Invitational

J.B. Murphy 2011 Furman Intercollegiate
J.B. Murphy 2011 Furman Intercollegiate

Baton Rouge, La. – J.B. Murphy carded a final round 71 and Austin Reeves fired a 73 to lead the Furman men's golf team to a 10th place finish on Sunday in the LSU Invitational at the par-72, 7,346-yard University Club.

Murphy, who finished in a tie for 35th at 10-over par, played The University Club's four par-fives at three-under and birdied a total of four holes over the final 18 holes to pace the Paladins in final round play.  Reeves (+9) birdied three of his final six holes to shoot one-over and earn a share of 29th place.

Furman posted a final round 299 to claim a share of 10th place with Michigan at 43-over while the host LSU Tigers (-11) shot a third-round 279 to edge second place Iowa (-9) by two strokes.

LSU's Austin Gutgsell used a seven-under 65 on Sunday to capture individual medalist honors at nine-under par.

Furman returns to action April 15-17, at the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship.


Furman Results

T10 Furman 306 302 299 907

T29 Austin Reeves 79 73 73 225

T35 J.B Murphy 76 79 71 226

T39 Greg Carrier 78 72 77 227

T45 Matt Brown 73 78 78 229

Matt Broome WD



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