LAS VEGAS, NV. (March 9, 2016) -- No. 4 ranked USC ran away with the team competition in the Southern Highland Collegiate played at the Southern Highlands Country Club. As a team USC posted a total of 869. The Trojans finished 14 strokes clear of second place finisher Florida and their 873 total.
On the individual side Florida freshman Sam Horsfield (69, 70, 70) captured the title. Horsfield who competed in the 2015 U.S. Open finished 7-under for the tournament and closed with a final round 2-under, 70. Horsfield finished his round in style with an 18th hole birdie.
USC saw four of its five players finish in the top-30. Sophomore Sam Crocker led after the second round but posted a 3-over 75 in the final round to fall back to 3-under and finish second overall. Following Crocker were Rico Hoey (T8), Justin Suh (T14) and Andrew Levitt (T27).
Horsfield finished four shots clear of the rest of the field. In fact, just four players finished under-par during the three day event.
Rounding out the top-5 were Oklahoma's Max McGreevy and Oregon's Sulman Raza who both finished at 2-under tying for third. Shintaro Ban of UNLV, Paul Barjon of TCU and Arizona State's Jon Rahm finished at even-par in a fifth place tie.
In the team competition the top-5 was rounded out by Texas (T3), Oklahoma (T3) and Arizona State (5).