BC's AJ Ewart Leads Barry University Men's Golf To School Record Fifth-Straight Win

Coquitlam, British Columbia's A.J. Ewart Accepts The Medallist Trophy After Winning The Panther Invitational In Florida - Image Courtesy Barry U Men's Golf

Courtesy Hunter DuBois/ Barry University Athletics

DURAN, Fla. -- Another historic day took place on Tuesday, Mar. 3, with Coquitlam, B.C.'s A.J. Ewart leading the  Barry University Buccaneers to their school-record fifth straight win after taking home the victory at the Panther Invitational by a six-stroke margin.

Barry finished strong, shaving nine strokes off their second round 296 with a one-under par 287 in the final round. Three out of the five Buccaneer starters recorded their best round of the tournament on Tuesday to go along with a 70 from Ewart and a 72 from Tyler Bakich.

Eleven teams were present at the tournament including two other top-25 schools in Florida Tech and Carson-Newman. Barry won the tournament with a six-stoke lead on Keiser but more importantly a 22-stroke lead on Sunshine State Conference opponent Florida Tech.


  • Ewart showed he can stay composed and perform with a target on his back. Maintaining his position on top of the leader boards through all three rounds, to ultimately finish on top at six-under-par. The Canadian freshman took home the individual trophy with two-stroke lead on second place and was just one of three players to finish under par.
  • Nicolas Quintero continued his phenomenal play from last tournament to record another top-10 finish as a individual. Quintero shot rounds of 73/73/72 to finish in a tie for sixth place at +2.
  • Tyler Bakich showed his senior poise, shrugging off a second round 77 to comeback and post a 72 in the final round. The captain placed eighth in the final standings. 
  • Daniel Faccini made it four top-ten finishes for the Bucs after posting a 72 on Tuesday to finish at +6 and in a tie for tenth. Felipe Alvarez shot his best round on Tuesday with a 75 in the final frame.


The Bucs finished on top of the birdie leader boards with 52, fueled by Ewart's 14 and Bakich's 12. Barry absolutely dominated on par-fours, finishing at +11, a 22-stroke lead on the hole-type.


Next up for the Bucs is the Southeastern Intercollegiate in Valdosta, Fla. starting on Sunday, Mar 8.