Watersound, Fla. – The Virginia men’s golf team finished ninth at the Camp Creek Seminole Invitational to open its 2021 season. It was UVA’s first event since last March. The Cavaliers shot 8-over 295 during the final round for a three-day total of 885. Wake Forest and Florida State tied for the tournament title at 22-under 842. The 10-team field was made up of ACC programs.
UVA freshman George Duangmanee (Fairfax, Va.) led the Cavaliers during the final round by shooting 1-under 71. He finished in 49th place in his collegiate debut. Duangmanee started play Sunday with a score of 84 but rebounded to shoot a combined 2-under for the final two rounds of the tournament.
The team’s top overall finisher was sophomore Pietro Bovari (Milano, Italy). He was 31st overall at 4-over 220. He opened play with a 72 and shot 2-over 74 during each of the final two rounds. It marked the second consecutive tournament Bovari has led the team in scoring. He was UVA’s top finisher at the Palmetto Intercollegiate in March, the Cavaliers’ last event in 2020 before the schedule was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senior Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) was UVA’s second overall finisher, placing 34th at 5-over 221. He shot 77 during Tuesday’s round. Senior Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) was 51st at 228 and first-year Chris Fosdick (Middlefield, Conn.) was 56th at 231 to round out the team’s scoring.
Freshman Gray Wotnosky (Wake Forest, N.C.), who competed as an individual, also placed 56th.
Clemson’s Jacob Bridgeman took medalist honors. He used an opening-round 64 to lead the event from the start and finished at 15-under 201.
The Cavaliers return to action Jan. 25 when they play in the two-day Timaquana Collegiate in Jacksonville, Fla.
Camp Creek Seminole Invitational
Camp Creek Golf Club
Par 72, 7,159 yards
1. Florida State 285-279-278-842
2. Wake Forest 282-280-280-842
3. Clemson 276-288-281-845
4. Duke 283-286-285-854
5. North Carolina 288-288-289-865
6. Notre Dame 291-297-279-867
7. Georgia Tech 293-290-288-871
8. Louisville 295-300-277-872
9. Virginia 298-292-295-885
10. Virginia Tech 294-307-308-909
1. Jacob Bridgema, Clemson 64-66-71-201
2. Peter Fountain North Carolina 68-68-70-206
3. Mark Power, Wake Forest 67-74-68-209
3. Connor Futrell, Florida State 73-69-67-209
31. Pietro Bovari 72-74-74-220
34. Jimmie Massie 74-70-77-221
49. George Duangmanee 84-71-71-226
51. Andrew Orischak 74-80-74-228
56. Chris Fosdick 78-77-76-231
56. Grayson Wotnosky* 79-74-78-231
* Competing as an individual