Garewal and ‘Cats Golfers Post Top-10 Finishes in Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – In addition to Viraj Garewal firing a season-low 69 to finish T-10th, Davidson closed with a 293 to post a 54-hole total of 880 (293-294-293) to come home T-7th at the 2021 Tar Heel Intercollegiate.
The three-day/54-hole event was played on the Par 72, 7,242-yard UNC Finley Golf Course layout.
After opening with a 73, Garewal played his last 36 holes in four-under highlighted by a bogey-free final round Monday.
Alex Ross (+5/T-29), Brian Garrett (+7/T-44), Alex Heffner (+11/T-57) and Clayton Tribus (+12/T-65) were also in the Wildcat starting lineup, while Dean Naime (+12/T-65), who carded a 71 this morning, competed as an individual.
Along with North Carolina, which entered 17th in the latest GolfStat.com National Rankings, the 14-team field features three Top-50 teams.
The Tar Heels (-28) and Peter Fountain (-15) led wire-to-wire to claim team and individual champion, respectively.
Campbell finished 18 strokes behind UNC, followed by Michigan State, Arkansas State and Jams Madison.
Davidson and its cross-county rival Charlotte, will host the Irish Creek Collegiate Friday and Saturday in nearby Kannapolis.