Sept. 27, 2005

KINGSTON, R.I. - University of Rhode Island junior Ben Spitz finished in a tie for fifth at nine-overpar to lead the Rams to a fourth-place finish out of 16 teams at the 12th-annual Adams Cup of Newport Cleveland Golf Classic at Newport National Golf Club.

Texas A&M won the team championship, outdistancing second-place North Carolina by five strokes, third-place South Carolina-Aiken by 12, and URI by 23.

North Carolina junior Martin Ureta won the individual title, shooting a two-over par 216 over three rounds, two strokes ahead of runner up Bronson Burgoon, a junior from Texas A&M. The pair shared the low round of the tournament as both carded a three-under par 69 in the final round.

Rhode Island junior Jason Pannone and freshman Mark Stevens tied for 18th place with three other players at 15-over par, while junior Jesse Larson finished tied for 45th at 22-over par and junior Devon Quigley ended up tied for 66th at 27-over par.

Adams Cup of Newport Cleveland Golf Classic
Newport National Golf Club, Newport, R.I.

TEAM SCORES (16 Teams): 1) - Texas A&M, 895; 2) North Carolina 900; 3) South Carolina-Aiken 907; 4) Rhode Island 918; 5) South Florida 927; 6) Texas-San Antonio 929; 7) North Texas 931; 8) Virginia Commonwealth 935; T9) Southeastern Louisiana, Furman 938; 11) Iowa State 943; 12) Marshall 944; 13) Georgetown 946; 14) Yale 952; 15) East Carolina 956; 16) Bryant 971.

Team Scores (.PDF)

Individual Scores (.PDF)

Combined Results (.PDF)