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SEC Golfers of the Week: March 8

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 Ryan Hart, Florida

  • Won first collegiate tournament at the Daytona Beach Spring Invitational.
  • Shot all three rounds under par for a 54-hole score of 207 (-9).
  • Posted two rounds in the 60s with a 69 (-3) and career-low 68 (-4). Made 10 birdies and one eagle compared to three bogeys in 54-holes.
  • Had bogey-free final round of 70 (-2).

 Carson Bacha, Auburn

  • Shot 71-68-66 (-11) to win the Tiger Invitational.
  • Earned first collegiate win in field of 90 players.
  • Tied career low for 18 (-6), set new low for 54 (-11).
  • Led Auburn to fourth team title of the season and new Tiger Invite record (-41).
  • Team's winning score also stands third in school history for 54 holes.


 Wells Williams, Vanderbilt

  • Won his first collegiate individual title with a three-round total of 203 at the Cabo Collegiate.
  • Shot a bogey-free 65 in the second round and a 4-under-par 67 in the final round which included just one bogey. Williams won the event by five strokes.



 Mathilde Claisse, South Carolina

  • Became the first Gamecock to win the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in the 11-year history of the prestigious tournament.
  • Was also her first career win as she shot a 54-hole score of 208 (-5) ; posted three red numbers with scores of 69-69-70 on the difficult, Pete Dye, par-71 layout.
  • Claisse made 11 birdies and led the tournament in par-3 scoring average (2.75, -3).
  • She was one of just three in the 90-player field to break par.
  • 41 players in the field were ranked in the top-100 of the Golfstat Player Rankings, including four in the top-10.


 Edit Hertzman, LSU 

  • In just her fifth college golf event, Hertzman finished solo second in the nationally-televised Darius Rucker Invitational against one of the toughest fields of the season to date in women's college golf.
  • Had five birdies for a final round 67 to move up five places and shoot a three-day total of 4-under par 209, one shot off medalist honors with rounds of 69-73-67 on the par 71 Long Cove Club course. Finished with a tournament best score of -3 on the par four holes and led the field of 90 players with 13 birdies.
  • Helped LSU to three of LSU's four team victories this season, including two in back-to-back team wins in the month of February.
  • Best previous finish was T23 in Moon Golf Invitational as part on an LSU team win with a -3 213.