Men’s Golf Wraps Up 2021 Spring Opener
MOBILE, Ala. – After nearly a year away from tournament action, the Davidson golf team concluded their spring opener Tuesday afternoon at the 2021 Mobile Bay Collegiate on Magnolia Grove Golf Course.
A native of Raleigh, Viraj Garewal (71-73-71) paced the ‘Cats with a Top-25 finish as the junior finished the annual event T-21st at 1-under 215.
The Wildcats, who entered the final round in a tie for sixth at 5-under par, recorded a 300 Tuesday to finish the three-day event ninth out of 15 teams.
9th DAVIDSON (289-282-300 = 871 | +7)
T-21 Viraj Garewal (71-73-71 = 215 | -1)
T-31 Brian Garrett (71-69-78 = 217 | +1)
T-36 Alex Heffner (73-69-76 = 218 | +2)
T-61 Alex Ross (76-71-78 = 225 | +9)
T-67 Clayton Tribus (74-78-76 = 228 | +12)
T-67 Cole Walter* (75-76-77 = 228 | +12)
Illinois (-37), which led wire-to-wire, captured the team title by 17 strokes. In addition, the Illini’s Michael Feagles (-16) also held the top spot from start to finish claiming individual medalist over teammates Jerry Ji (-8) and Tommy Kuhl (-7).
The 15-team/54-hole event hosted by South Alabama, also featured UAB, Indiana, Texas State, Illinois State, Toledo, Kansas State, Kent State, Lipscomb, Southern Miss, Western Kentucky and Michigan.
Davidson will enjoy a two-week break before heading to Historic Pinehurst No. 2 for the Wake Forest Invitational March 1-2.