March 21, 2017
Greensboro, Ga. - The No. 8 Virginia men’s golf team finished second at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga. Virginia shot 9-under 279 for a three-day total of 18-under 846. No. 4 Baylor ran away with the team title, finishing first at 33-under 831. No. 20 Georgia was third at 853.
The finish was UVA sixth win or runner-up showing this season in eight tournament appearances.
Senior Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) led UVA with a fifth-place effort at 8-under 208. He completed play with a final round score of 3-under 69. It marked the 18th time in Bard’s career he has managed a top-10 finish and it was his fourth this year.
Junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) posted the Cavaliers’ best final-round score, shooting 5-under 67. He moved all the way up to 15th place at 4-under 212. Freshman Luke Schaap (Potomac, Md.) also placed 15th thanks to a final round score of 70. It was his best showing of the spring.
Georgia’s Greyson Sigg took medalist honors at 16-under 200.
The Cavaliers return to action this weekend for the Hootie @Bulls Bay tournament in Charleston, S.C.
Linger Longer Invitational
Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee
Par 72, 7,073 yards
1. Baylor 274-276-281-831
2. Virginia 283-284-279-846
3. Georgia 285-288-280-853
4. Troy 280-288-286-854
5. Alabama 287-279-290-857
6. UNCG 280-289-290-860
6. Ohio State 290-287-283-860
6. Augusta 283-300-277-860
9. Kennesaw State 283-292-286-861
10. Charlotte 297-287-288-872
11. Middle Tennessee St. 293-290-291-874
12. Maryland 286-298-292-876
13. Michigan 280-298-302-880
14. Mercer 295-307-290-892
14. VCU 301-298-293-892
Individual Leaders 1. Greyson Sigg, Georgia 67-65-68-200 2. Matthew Perrine, Baylor 67-69-69-205 3. Braden Bailey, Baylor 67-69-70-206 3. Chris Guglielmo, Kennesaw State 66-69-71-206
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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