Bowman earns first career win, Spartans third at Palmas Del Mar
The Flamboyan, Puerto Rico – UNC Greensboro’s Will Bowman earned his first career win on Wednesday at the Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate with a final round 73 for a two-shot win.
Bowman shot a final round 73 for a wire-to-wire win, the first time he has finished above 10th in a college event. The junior from Greensboro, NC held off VCU’s Mark Jargren for the two shot win. UNCG’s Ryan Heisey was third, three shots back at two-under 214.
The Spartans finished third in the team standings. VCU held on for the team title with a score of 870. Notre Dame was second at 876, followed by UNCG at 880.
UNCG returns to action Sunday when play begins at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate.
TEAM SCORING: VCU 870, Notre Dame 876, UNCG 880, Johnson and Wales 885, Santa Clara 887, Bowling Green 893, St. John’s 893, Old Dominion 900, George Mason 912, St. Thomas Aquinas 938.
Top 10: 1. Will Bowman (UNCG) 67-71-73=211; 2. Mark Jargren (VCU) 72-69-72=213; 3. Ryan Heisey (UNCG) 71-73-70=214; T-4. Doug Fortner (Notre Dame) 71-68-76=215; T-4. Rafael Campos (VCU) 73-69-73=215; 6. Kevin Velardo (St. John’s) 73-71-72=216; T-7. A.J. Broderick (Johnson and Wales) 72-73-72=217; T-7. Eric Onesi (Old Dominion) 72-70-75=217; T-9. Lanto Griffin (VCU) 75-70-73=218; T-9. Matt Schneider (Bowling Green) 73-77-68=218.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-18. Drew Younts 71-77-75=223; T-41. Will Almand 75-76-81=232; T-47. Darragh Coghlan 80-79-81=240.
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