Garewal Leads Wildcat Golf in Spring Opener
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Highlighted by a final round 2-under 70, senior Viraj Garewal signed for a 54-hole total of 215 (-1) to lead the Davidson men’s golf team with a Top-20 showing at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate hosted by the University of South Alabama.
After carding consecutive scores of 295, Davidson improved nine shots in the final round to post a two-under 286 and come home in 10th place at 876 (295-295-286).
Event (host): Mobile Bay Intercollegiate (South Alabama)
Dates: Feb. 14-15
Format: 36 holes Monday, 18 holes Tuesday
Times: Monday (Rounds 1 & 2): 8:00 AM (CDT) Shotgun (Continuous Play) | Tuesday (Holes 1 & 10): 8:00 AM (CDT)
Course: Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course (par 72, 7,212 yds)
THE FIELD (14)
No. 49 UAB, Davidson, Florida State, No. 20 Illinois, Kansas State, No. 28 Kent State, Louisiana, Memphis, Miami (Ohio), South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas State, Toledo, Western Kentucky
10th Davidson 295-295-286 = 876 (+12)
T-18th – Viraj Garewal (73-72-70 = 215)
T-41st – Alex Heffner (73-71-76 = 220)
T-47th – Clayton Tribus (78-73-71 = 222)
58th – Will Davis (73-79-73 = 225)
T-64th – Brian Garrett (76-79-72 = 227)
UAB’s Nick Robillard claimed individual medalist by three shots over Chris Vandette (Kent State) with a 54-hole total of 205 (-11).
Florida State (-16), which entered its last 18 holes in third place, fired a tournament-low 15-under Tuesday afternoon to edge nationally-ranked UAB (-15) and capture the team title.
Davidson returns to the course Feb. 26-27 at N.C. State’s Wolfpack Invitational, which will be scored as an individual competition.