BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Dartmouth men's golf team had a rough time this past Monday and Tuesday at the Shoal Creek Invitational, finishing ninth of 10 teams at the two-day tournament in Birmingham. With a three-round score of 913, the Big Green shot +49 for the tournament; their best score was a 296 in the second round.

Senior James Pleat led the team, finishing tied for 21st overall with a three-round score of 223 (+7). Charlie Edler was the next-best Dartmouth finisher, tying for 29th with 225 strokes (+9). Rounding out the Big Green was Charlie Cai (T46th, 230), Joe Maziar (T55th, 238) and Dan Slavin (60th, 255).

LSU was the tournament champion with a final score of 864 (E). Rodolfo Cazaubon of North Texas shared the individual championship with Stewart Jolly and Curtis Thompson of LSU. All three shot 210 (-6) for the tournament, though Cazaubon had the best split score, shooting 68 in the first round.

Dartmouth is back on the green Friday, Oct. 12 for the Big Five Invitational in Huntington Valley, Pa.