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Garewal and ‘Cats Golfers Post Top-10 Finishes in Chapel Hill

by | Mar 31, 2021

Viraj Garewal had an impressive finish – tied for 10th in the tournament.


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 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.

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Davidson and its cross-county rival Charlotte, will host the Irish Creek Collegiate Friday and Saturday in nearby Kannapolis.

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