DUBLIN, Ohio –Ohio State defeated Auburn 4 1/2 to 3 1/2 Tuesday to finish with 12 points in the inaugural Barbara Nicklaus Cup Tuesday at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
The Buckeyes finished third in the two-day event behind Florida State (16.5 points) and Arizona State (12.5). Auburn was fourth with seven points.
Combined teams from FSU, ASU, Auburn and Ohio State competed in mixed foursomes and singles matches. Each team played three matches with eight points at stake in each match, one each in four mixed doubles and singles matches.
In the other match Tuesday, Arizona State downed Florida State 5-3.
The Ohio State women’s team travels for the Tar Heel Invitational Oct. 15-17. The fall season for the Ohio State men’s team is complete.