When: Sun.-Tues., Mar. 24-26
Tournament: Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Where: Awendaw, S.C.
Course: Bulls Bay Golf Club, Par 72, 7,282 yards
NEXT ON THE TEE
Carolina now travels to Awendaw, S.C., to participate in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate. The three-day, 54-hole event will feature 15 teams and will take place at the Bulls Bay Golf Club, a par 72 layout. Live scoring will be available on GoHeels.com and Golfstat.com. Last weekend, Carolina finished seventh at the Seminole Intercollegiate at Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla. Sophomore Bailey Patrick led the Tar Heels as he tied for 17th place with an even par 216 total after firing three consecutive rounds of 72.
The Tar Heels have three top-3 finishes so far this year. They won the Wolfpack Intercollegiate last fall as sophomore Brandon Dalinka captured the individual title. That was Andrew Sapp's first win as head coach of the Tar Heels. Also last fall, Carolina was the runner-up at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate and the Rod Myers Invitational. Senior Clark Palmer was the co-champion of the Rod Myers Invitational while senior Patrick Barrett was the runner-up at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate. This spring, Carolina's top finish came last weekend when it finished seventh at the Seminole Intercollegiate.
Auburn, Augusta State, Charleston, Clemson, Duke, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri, North Carolina, NC State, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Virginia, Wake Forest and Wisconsin
TAR HEEL LINEUP
Michael McGowan, Senior, Southern Pines, N.C.
Bailey Patrick, Soph., Charlotte, N.C.
Brandon Dalinka, Soph., Newtown, Pa.
Andy Sajevic, Jr. Fremont, Neb.
Keagan Cummings, Fr., Dublin, Ireland
Sept. 7-9, Carpet Capital Collegiate, The Farm Golf Club, Rocky Face, Ga.
Tied 11th of 15 teams, 886 (+22)
Low Tar Heel: Michael McGowan, Tied 8th, 212 (-4)
Sept. 15-16, Tar Heel Intercollegiate, UNC Finley Golf Course, Chapel Hill, N.C.
2nd of 14 teams, 862 (-2)
Low Tar Heel: Michael McGowan, 3rd, 212 (-4)
Oct. 13-14, Rod Myers Invitational, Duke University Golf Club, Durham, N.C.
2nd of 11 teams, 864 (E)
Low Tar Heel: Clark Palmer, Tied 1st, 209 (-7)
Oct. 19-20, Wolfpack Intercollegiate, Lonnie Poole Golf Course, Raleigh, N.C.
1st of 12 teams, 854 (-10)
Low Tar Heel: Brandon Dalinka, 1st, 210 (-6)
Feb. 17-19, Puerto Rico Classic, Rio Grande Country Club, Rio Grande, P.R.
12 of 15 teams, 887 (+23)
Low Tar Heel: Michael McGowan, Tied 16th, 214 (-2)
Mar. 11-12, Tiger Invitational, Grand National Lake Course, Opelika, Ala.
11 of 15 teams, 909 (+45)
Low Tar Heel: Michael McGowan, Tied 10th, 223 (+7)
Mar. 15-17, Seminole Intercollegiate, Southwood Golf Course, Tallahassee, Fla.
7 of 11 teams, 867 (+3)
Low Tar Heel: Bailey Patrick, Tied 17th, 216 (E)
FROM COACH SAPP
"We are looking forward to going back to Bulls Bay this week. We played some good rounds there last year and feel very good about the golf course. It will be a great test for us because there are many ranked teams in the field so it is a wonderful opportunity to prove ourselves."