ROCKY FACE, Ga. - Junior Bailey Patrick is the individual co-champion after posting his third subpar round of the week, a 2-under 70, to finish with a 9-under 207 total. He tied with Ollie Schniederjans of Georgia Tech for the individual low score.
A Charlotte, N.C. native, Patrick fired one eagle, five birdies and five bogeys in his final round Sunday. His eagle 3 came on the par-5 12th hole.
"What a great win for Bailey. A fantastic way to start the season. He played so well all weekend. So proud of his effort," Head Coach Andrew Sapp said of Patrick's victory.
Overall, the North Carolina men's golf team carded an 8-over 296 in the final round of the tournament and finished in 5th place with a 10-over 874 total.
"We definitely would have liked to finish better as a team," Sapp said. "We got off to a bad start today but kept fighting on the back nine. It was a great experience for our guys to be in the fight. We were able to earn some very valuable wins this week over some good teams. Henry [Do] had a nice start to his college career. Now we look forward to hosting 13 other teams at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate next weekend."
Freshman Henry Do of Canton, Mich. shot a 4-over 76 on Sunday for a 3-over 219 total and finished tied for 23rd place. Do carded three birdies, five bogeys and one double-bogey. Brandon Dalinka ended two strokes behind Do at 5-over 221 in a tie for 31st. The junior from Newtown, Pa. posted a 2-over 74 in the final round with four birdies and six bogies. Andy Sajevic, a senior from Fremont, Neb., finished tied for 64th with a 4-over 76 on Sunday for a 16-over 232 total. Robert Register carded a 10-over 80 round on Sunday to finish with an 18-over 234, tied for 68th. Register, a junior from Burlington, N.C., posted one birdie, five bogies, and two double-bogies.
Georgia Tech won the team title out of a 14-team field after shooting an impressive 7-under 281 in the final round. The Yellow Jackets won with a 14-under-par 850, beating second place Georgia by six strokes. The Bulldogs shot a 5-under 283 on Sunday to finish with an 8-under 856 total. LSU came in third at even par 864 after standing in fifth place at the end of the second round, carding an 8-under 288 on Sunday. The Clemson Tigers finished fourth at 1-over 865 with a 2-under 286 final round. The Tar Heels rounded out the top five with its 10-over 874.
Stewart Jolly of LSU finished in third, four strokes behind Patrick and Schniederjans, with a 1-under 71 on Sunday, 5-under 211 overall. Georgia's Joey Garber posted a 4-under 212 total, carding an even 72 on Sunday. Six players tied for fifth at 2-under 214: Michael Cromie of Georgia, Smylie Kaufman of LSU, Jake Mondy of Auburn, Cody Proveaux of Clemson, Will Starke of South Carolina, and Richy Werenski of Georgia Tech.
This 54-hole event was played at The Farm Golf Club which features a par 72, 7,012-yard layout. The Tar Heels return home to host the Tar Heel Intercollegiate Sept. 14-15, at UNC Finley Golf Course.