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Third-Annual FIU Athletics Golf Outing
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          Release: 06/04/2012
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MIAMI (June 4, 2012) --- Against all odds, nearly 100 golfers participated in the third-annual FIU Athletics Golf Tournament held on Friday, June 1, at the Doral Golf Resort, Red Course.

Despite the inclement weather and course conditions, the team from AON Hewitt Consulting shot an 18- under, 52, to win the event, tying the tournament record set last year (June 10, 2011) by Wilson Dondo's squad. Team Pepsi took second place and the team from Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra rounded out the top teams, placing third.

The FIU Athletic Department would like to extend a special thanks to the following sponsors for helping make this event a success: Gold Sponsors, OHL Arellano and Doctors Hospital; Blue Sponsors, Enterprise, Pepsi, Gus Gonzalez and Radiology Associates of South Florida, Corporate Sponsors; ANF, Brickell Motors, Urdang  and Wilshire Consulting and Acura; Lunch Sponsor, Burger King; Award Sponsor, Jostens and Participating Sponsors, ASI, Dex Imaging, AON Hewitt, Link Construction, Ingersoll Rand, FIU Alumni Association, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, Metric Engineering, Miami Marlins, MGM Networks, Miller Coors, Publix, Sports Authority, Weinstein Jones, Sani-Klean, OAI and the South Florida Touchdown Club.

About FIU Athletics: FIU Athletics is home to more than 400 student-athletes in 18 different sports. Athletic events are played in seven different venues on FIU's campuses (Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay), including U.S. Century Bank Arena and Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium.

About FIU: Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls nearly 48,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 140,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.


Nearly 100 golfers participated in the third-annual FIU Athletics Golf Tournament held on Friday, June 1, at the Doral Golf Resort, Red Course.
Nearly 100 golfers participated in the third-annual FIU Athletics Golf Tournament held on Friday, June 1, at the Doral Golf Resort, Red Course.

Courtesy: Alex J. Hernandez
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