MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Virginia men’s golf team used a strong finishing round to place fifth at the General Hackler Championship at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 6-under 282 during Monday afternoon’s third round for a 54-hole total of 4-under 860. UVA shot 1-over 289 during the first two rounds.

The Cavaliers, ranked No. 47 in the latest Golfstat poll, finished better than five other teams ahead of them in the ranking. No. 18 Auburn captured the team title at 25-under 839.

UVA’s top finisher was senior Pietro Bovari, who claimed 17th place. He used bookend rounds of 70 to shoot 3-under 213. Bovari has been Virginia’s top finisher in four of the team’s last five tournaments.

Senior Jimmie Massie was 26th overall at 1-under 215. Massie posted a closing round of 69 that included back-to-back bogeys on his final two holes. Massie led the tournament after the first 18 holes after shooting 5-under 67.

Sophomore George Duangmanee was 48th at 220 including a final round score of 72. Senior Sam Jung dropped back to 51st place at 221 while Chris Fosdick used a closing score of 71 to improve to 66th at 225.

The Cavaliers are back in action this weekend when the team competes at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga.

General Hackler Championship
The Dunes Golf and Beach Club
Aiken, S.C.
Par 72, 7,233 yards
Final Results

Team Results
 1. Auburn              281-287-271-839
 2. South Carolina      282-283-277-842
 3. East Tennessee St.  284-279-283-846
 4. Oklahoma State      287-281-281-849
 5. Virginia            289-289-282-860
 6. NC State            291-290-281-862
 6. North Florida       296-288-278-862
 8. Kent State          300-285-278-863
 9. Liberty             292-287-291-870
 9. Louisville          302-280-288-870
11. Coastal Carolina    300-290-284-874
11. East Carolina       294-290-290-874
13. UCF                 300-294-285-879
14. UNC Greensboro      301-293-287-881
15. Penn State          300-292-294-886 

Individual Leaders
1. Rasmus Neergaard-Petersen, Oklahoma State  73-64-67-204
2. Evan Vo, Auburn                            71-70-64-205
2. Algot Kleen, East Tennessee State          69-69-68-205
4. J.M. Butler, Auburn                        68-70-68-206

Virginia Results
17. Pietro Bovari     70-73-70-213
26. Jimmie Massie     67-79-69-215
48. George Duangmanee 77-71-72-220
51. Sam Jung          75-71-75-221
66. Chris Fosdick     80-74-71-225