Men’s Golf Places Eighth at NSU Shark Invitational

Men’s Golf Places Eighth at NSU Shark Invitational

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (October 9, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's golf team (308-307-299, 914) placed eighth at this year's NSU Shark Invitational on Tuesday, October 8.

The two-day, three-round event was held on PGA National's Champions Course (par 72, 6,815 yards) and featured 11 teams, including nine NCAA Division II programs.

The Wildcats were led by junior Jens Bendiksen (+8), who placed tied for 20th with a 224 (76-75-73). Following Benidksen on the individual leaderboard was Gustav Tegel, who posted an 11-over 227 to finish tied for 27th. Jack Tharrington (+13 – tied for 26th), Jared Silva (+19 – 46th) and George Berglund (+22 – 50th) rounded out the team scoring for JWU.

Playing as individuals were Matt Maloney (+14 – tied for 39th) and Julius Boros (+20 – tied for 47th).

The Wildcats will wrap up their fall slate, hosting the 2019 Dave Adamonis Sr Invitational from Trump National Doral. The two-day tournament will begin on Monday, October 28.  

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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)

About JWU:
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit


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