Cavalier Golfers Finish Fourth at Hootie @Bulls Bay
March 25, 2014
Awendaw, S.C. – The No. 10 Virginia men’s golf finished fourth in the 15-team field at the Hootie @Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awendaw, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 8-under 280 during Tuesday’s final round for a 54-hole total of 6-under 858. Auburn won the tournament with a team score of 852.
Senior David Pastore had the best performance of his career to lead the Cavaliers. He shot 2-under 70 during the final round for a three-day total of 3-under 213. The event marked the first time he has posted a top-10 finish and his 54-hole total was his best tournament score.
Ben Rusch and Derek Bard tied for 15th place for UVa with scores of 1-under 215. Rusch shot 70 during the final round while Bard carded a score of 72. Jimmy Stanger used a final round of 4-under 68 to move up to 23rd place at 218. Denny McCarthy was 28th at 4-over 220. He shot 72 during the final round.
Kentucky’s Ben Stow took medalist honors by winning a playoff with Niclas Carlsson of Auburn. Both players finished stroke play at 7-under 209.
The Cavaliers are off until April 7 when they play in the two-day Jim West Intercollegiate in McKinney, Texas.
Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Bulls Bay Golf Club
Par 72, 7,280 yards
1. Auburn 285-294-273-852 2. South Carolina 281-298-276-855 3. Col. of Charleston 282-297-278-857 4. Virginia 283-295-280-858 5. Wake Forest 282-299-284-865 5. Kentucky 283-310-273-866 6. Missouri 281-303-284-868 7. GRU Augusta 297-307-272-876 9. NC State 287-306-288-88110. USC-Aiken 297-307-282-88611. Charleston Southern 290-309-290-88912. Duke 298-310-290-89813. Akron 303-309-287-89913. Wisconsin 293-315-291-89915. North Carolina 294-316-294-904
Individual Leaders1. Ben Stow, Kentucky* 69-73-67-2091. Niclas Carlsson, Auburn 70-73-67-2093. Matt Gilchrest, Auburn 71-73-66-2103. Zach Munroe, Col. of Charleston 70-71-69-2103. Brandon Robinson-Thompson, USC-Aiken 70-71-69-210* Won playoff