March 18, 2018

Greensboro, Ga. – The No. 44 Virginia men’s golf team is in sixth place following the opening round of play at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 2-under 286 at the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee. Georgia leads the 16-team field after finishing the first 18 holes at 16-under 272.

Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led UVA by shooting 1-under 71. They are tied for 20th place.

Sophomores Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) and Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) share 30th place after posting rounds of even par 72. Sophomore Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) shot 75 and is in 60th place. Freshman Brandon Yoon, competing as an individual, is in 84th place with a 79.

The second round of the tournament is set for Monday and the final round takes place Tuesday. Live scoring is online at

Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Greensboro, Ga.
Par 72, 7,073 yards
First Round Results

Team Results 1. Georgia              272 2. Alabama              277 3. Penn State           278 4. Ohio State           281 5. Chattanooga          283 6. Virginia             286 7. UNCG                 287 7. Cincinnati           287 9. Kennesaw State       28810. Augusta              29211. Middle Tennessee St. 29312. Mercer               29413. Troy                 29513. Charlotte            29515. Akron                29716. Michigan             304
Individual Leaders1. Davis Thompson, Georgia 632. Spencer Ralston, Georgia 652. Cole Miller, Penn State 65
Virginia Results20. Thomas Walsh 7120. Danny Walker 7130. Andrew Orischak 7230. Ashton Poole 7260. Luke Schaap 7584. Brandon Yoon 79=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>