FRENCH LICK, Ind. (Oct. 4, 2014) — Jason Anthony tied for fourth, but California faded to 15th in the final round of the 11th USGA Men’s State Team Championship at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind.
Anthony, of Fairfield, finished with a score of 70-71-76–217, 4-over-par, which left him a tie for fourth in the individual standings, four strokes behind champion Brandon Adlyett of Metairie, La., who wound up at 68-74-71–213.
Tim Hogarth of Northridge posted a score of 75-74-82–231 and Dan Sullivan of Pasadena wound up at 78-79-77–234.
With the best two scores of the three-man team counting each day, California totaled at 145-145-153–443, 11-over-par.
Texas claimed the team title at 144-139-145–428, with Florida second at 143-146-142–431. The Texans won for the fourth time, with Minnesota second with two titles. California finished second in 1997 and 2003, but has never won the biennial event.
ABOUT THE USGA Men's State Team
The USGA State Team Championships grew out
of the Association's Centennial Celebration in
1995, and have been held on an every-other-
year basis since. 52 men’s teams (including
teams from Puerto Rico and the District of
Columbia) compete for the trophy named in
honor of former USGA President James Hand.
Fifty women’s teams compete for the trophy
named for past USGA President Judy Bell.
State golf associations select three of their top
non-college amateurs to represent them in this
biennial team championship. The top two scores
of the three players count toward the team total
for each of the three days.
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