CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s golf team plays its final road tournament of the regular season this week when the Cavaliers travel to Vanderbilt’s Mason Rudolph Championship. The three-day, 15-team event takes place April 1-3 at the par-71 Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn.
This marks the return of the tournament after not being played in 2020 or 2021. Virginia won the event in 2005 by shooting 6-under 858. The last time the Cavaliers competed in the tournament was during the 2012-13 season. That year, current PGATour player Denny McCarthy led UVA with a 12th-place finish.
Play is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 7 a.m. on Sunday. This year’s field includes Auburn, Ball State, Cincinnati, Kennesaw State, Liberty, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi State, Ohio State, Santa Clara, Tennessee, West Virginia, Western Kentucky and the Commodores.
Virginia’s lineup features freshman Deven Patel, sophomore Grayson Wotnosky, sophomores George Duangmanee and Chris Fosdick and junior Pietro Bovari. Sophomore Jaron Leasure will compete as an individual. Patel led UVA in its last outing at the Linger Longer Invitational by finishing 13th thanks to a final round effort of 6-under 66. Bovari tops the team in stroke average at 71.52. He has posted four top-10 finishes this season.
Live scoring will be online at Golfstat.com.