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Hoos Finish First Round at Linger Longer in Fifth Place

Derek Bard

March 19, 2017

Greensboro, Ga. - The No. 8 Virginia men’s golf team is tied for fifth place following the opening round of play at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga. The Cavaliers shot 5-under 283 at the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee. No. 4 Baylor leads the 15-team field at 14-under 274.

Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) posted UVA’s low round, shooting 4-under 68 to finish the day in eighth place. It is the seventh time in nine rounds this spring Bard has shot par or better in a tournament.

Senior Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) and sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) also completed the first round below par, carding identical rounds of 71. They are tied for 21st place.

Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) posted first-round scores of 1-over 73 and are tied for 40th.

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

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

Team Results
 1. Baylor               274
 2. Troy                 280
 2. UNCG                 280
 2. Michigan             280
 5. Virginia             283
 5. Kennesaw State       283
 5. Augusta              283
 8. Georgia              285
 9. Maryland             286
10. Alabama              287
11. Ohio State           290
12. Middle Tennessee St. 293
13. Mercer               295
14. Charlotte            297
15. VCU                  301

Individual Leaders 1. Kyle Mueller, Michigan 66 1. Luke Moser, Troy 66 1. Chris Guglielmo, Kennesaw State 66 4. Greyson Sigg, Georgia 67 4. Braden Bailey, Baylor 67 4. Bryce Hendrix, UNCG 67 4. Matthew Perrine, Baylor 67

Virginia Results 8. Derek Bard 68 21. Jimmy Stanger 71 21. Thomas Walsh 71 40. Danny Walker 73 40. Luke Schaap 73


 

 

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