PGA TOUR Courses Play Host to SNGA Tournament of Champions: Former Ivy League Golfer Wins

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 15, 2015)–Max Marsico was a star high school golfer at The Meadows School in Las Vegas and then went on to become the captain of the University of Pennsylvania college golf team. Marsico is now back in Las Vegas and has put together two-straight wins in the Southern Nevada Golf Association Championship Series presented by Las Vegas Golf and Tennis. Marsico recently won the Tournament of Champions played at PGA TOUR-owned golf courses TPC Las Vegas and TPC Summerlin, and in December he won the SNGA Championship played at Cascata. –-By Brian Hurlburt.

Marsico played consistent golf over the two rounds to win the Tournament of Champions by two strokes over three members of Southern Highlands. Marsico fired rounds of 71-72–143, even par, to edge Kenny Ebalo, Ryan McCullough, and Shane Sigsbee. All three are accomplished players with McCullough finishing as the low amateur of the Nevada Open in December.

Marsico played for Penn from 2010-14, and was the team captain as a senior, but injuries forced him to miss the season. He won three college tournaments and was named All-Ivy League first team in 2012-13. While at the Meadows, Marsico won Las Vegas' AJGA tournament and other titles, but also overcame a broken vertebrae prior to his season season.

Michael Andrews, from Southern California, won the senior division of the Tournament of Champions. He defeated Cyrus Whitney and TPC Summerlin member Doug Pool by four strokes.

In the Super Senior Division, John Corbin defeated Canyon Gate Country Club member and Super Senior Division Player of the Year Frank Abbott by one stroke.

In the Net Fields, Rob Jackson, Doug Pool and Bill Fortner won Net, Senior, and Super Senior Net, respectively. Click now for complete scoring results from the SNGA Tournament of Champions.

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