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No. 25 Union golf wins Tucson Invitation Games, Barry takes first


Brett Barry

TUCSON, Ariz. - 3/12/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University golf team captured the Tucson Invitational Games title on Friday with a three-round score of 917. Union, No. 25 in the latest NAIA rankings, won the event by 41 strokes over the second place team, Tiffin (Ohio) University.

Union freshman and former Jackson Christian standout Brett Barry was the medalist with a 54-hole total of 226. Senior Milan native Clay Mallard finished second in the tournament with a 228.

Finishing third in the team standings was St. Lawrence (N.Y.) with a score of 974, Monmouth (N.J.) was fourth with 978, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) was fifth with 1,015, Monmouth-B was sixth with 1,070 and Judson (Ill.) was seventh with 1,096.

The final round was played on the Tucson National Golf Course, the home of the PGA’s Tucson Open. Union’s Mallard and Micah Gentle each posted rounds of 72 on the par 73 course.

Up next for Union golf will be Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) Invitational on March 22-23.

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