NC State, Choi Victories at USF Invitational

Final Results

DADE CITY, FLA. Mar. 5, 2013 – NC State won the USF Invitational on Tuesday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club. Junior All-American Albin Choi won his third-straight individual title with an 8-under 208 finish.

The Wolfpack shot a final-round 5-over 293 on Tuesday to hold off South Carolina for a one-shot victory at 4-under 860. Florida State finished third at -1 (863).

NC State Wolfpack men's golf

Albin Choi

Choi shot an even-par 72 to earn a three-shot victory over a group of three golfers. The victory is the fourth of the season in seven events, and the eighth of his career.

The 12th-ranked Amateur in the world posted three birdies, including two on the back nine. Choi was -9 on the back nine this week with 11 birdies and only one blemish, a double bogey at the par-4 15th on Tuesday.

Logan Harrell finished ninth at 1-over 215, while freshman Carter Page fired a second-straight 2-under 70 to place tied for 10th at even-par 216. Page highlighted his round today with an eagle at the par-5 ninth hole.

Mitch Sutton placed 24th at 5-over 221. He shot a final round 4-over 76.

Redshirt sophomore James Chapman finished tied for 52nd at 13-over 229.

NC State returns to action March 11-12 at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate in Aiken, S.C.

NC State Golfers
1. Albin Choi 68-68-72=208 (-8)
9. Logan Harrell 69-71-75=215 (-1)
T10. Carter Page 76-70-70=216 (E)
24. Mitch Sutton 74-71-76=221 (+5)
T52. James Chapman 80-71-78=229 (+13)

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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