March 21, 2017
Greensboro, Ga. – The No. 8 Virginia men’s golf team finished second at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga. Virginia shot 9-under 279 for a three-day total of 18-under 846. No. 4 Baylor ran away with the team title, finishing first at 33-under 831. No. 20 Georgia was third at 853.
The finish was UVA sixth win or runner-up showing this season in eight tournament appearances.
Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) led UVA with a fifth-place effort at 8-under 208. He completed play with a final round score of 3-under 69. It marked the 18th time in Bard’s career he has managed a top-10 finish and it was his fourth this year.
Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) posted the Cavaliers’ best final-round score, shooting 5-under 67. He moved all the way up to 15th place at 4-under 212. Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) also placed 15th thanks to a final round score of 70. It was his best showing of the spring.
Georgia’s Greyson Sigg took medalist honors at 16-under 200.
The Cavaliers return to action this weekend for the Hootie @Bulls Bay tournament in Charleston, S.C.
Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Par 72, 7,073 yards
Team Results 1. Baylor 274-276-281-831 2. Virginia 283-284-279-846 3. Georgia 285-288-280-853 4. Troy 280-288-286-854 5. Alabama 287-279-290-857 6. UNCG 280-289-290-860 6. Ohio State 290-287-283-860 6. Augusta 283-300-277-860 9. Kennesaw State 283-292-286-86110. Charlotte 297-287-288-87211. Middle Tennessee St. 293-290-291-87412. Maryland 286-298-292-87613. Michigan 280-298-302-88014. Mercer 295-307-290-89214. VCU 301-298-293-892
Individual Leaders1. Greyson Sigg, Georgia 67-65-68-2002. Matthew Perrine, Baylor 67-69-69-2053. Braden Bailey, Baylor 67-69-70-2063. Chris Guglielmo, Kennesaw State 66-69-71-206
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