Badger Athletics - Spring Hill College News
Men's Golf - Tue, Mar. 1, 2011
The Spring Hill College men's golf team won the 2011 Badger Invitational at the SHC Golf Course with a final team score of 599 (+23) on Tuesday.
 
The Badgers posted a field-leading 298 after the first day of play on Monday and finished the 2-day event with a round of 301 to secure the victory.
 
Individually, senior Chuck Balsamico of Covington, La., shot a final two-round score of 149 (+5) over the 6665-yard, par-72 course for second place and the top Badger finish.
 
Senior Javier Portal of Miami, Fla. shot 151 (+6), senior Ricky Escobar of Miami carded a 152 (+7) and sophomore Joseph Webster of Trussville, Ala., was 9-over-par at 154. Senior Eddie Smith of Houston, Texas, rounded out the team score with a +11 152.
 
Lindenwood University's Paul Colditz won the individual crown with a final score of 147 (+3).
 
The Spring Hill College men's team will next travel to Daytona Beach, Fla., on April 8-10, to play at the annual "Bash at the Beach" Collegiate Invitational.