ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The No. 7 Virginia men’s golf team tied for sixth place at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate on Sunday in Alpharetta, Ga. UVA shot 6-under 282 during the final round, its best 18-hole score for the three-day event, for a 54-hole total of 10-under 854.
Fifth-ranked Stanford won the tournament at 23-under 841, one shot ahead of host Georgia Tech and Pepperdine. A total of eight of the 13 teams in the field were ranked in the current Golfstat top-25 standings.
UVA was led by senior Pietro Bovari who finished 10th overall. He had a final-round score of 2-under 70 and ended the tournament at 5-under 211. It was the 10th top-10 finish for Bovari during his Cavalier career and his third of the fall.
Freshman Ben James was UVA’s second-place finisher. He shot 4-over 76 to end the tournament in 20th place at 2-under 214. George Duangmanee was 32nd at 1-over 217 after posting a final-round score of 1-under 71.
Chris Fosdick also shot 71 on Sunday and was one stroke behind Duangmanee on the leaderboard in 36th place. Deven Patel matched Bovari for the team’s low score on Sunday at 2-under 70. He moved up to 61st place at 8-over 224.
The tournament was UVA’s final event on its fall schedule. The Cavaliers resume play in February when they compete at the Thomas Sharkey Individual tournament Feb. 6-7 in Statesboro, Ga.
Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate
Golf Club of Georgia
Par 72, 7,092 yards
1. Stanford 280-281-280-841
2. Georgia Tech 276-279-287-842
2. Pepperdine 279-280-283-842
4. Tennessee 286-272-292-850
5. Georgia Tech B 283-284-284-851
6. Washington 282-286-286-854
6. Virginia 284-288-282-854
8. Texas A&M 299-274-284-867
9. Alabama 280-291-289-860
10. Clemson 276-286-299-861
11. Duke 291-289-285-865
12. USC 290-291-286-867
13. East Tennessee State 290-284-294-868
14. Wake Forest 284-297-297-878
1. Hiroshi Tai, Georgia Tech 65-69-69-203
2. Kelly Chin, Duke 69-69-66-204
3. Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford 68-70-67-205
3. William Mouw, Pepperdine 68-69-68-205
10. Pietro Bovari 72-69-70-211
20. Ben James 67-71-76-214
32. George Duangmanee 71-75-71-217
36. Chris Fosdick 74-73-71-218
61. Deven Patel 79-75-70-224