WILMINGTON, N.C. – Virginia Tech shot a final round 293 and finished in fourth place in the Landfall Tradition at the par-72, 7,130-yard Country Club at Landfall’s Nicklaus Course on Sunday afternoon.
The Hokies were tied for eighth after the first round and improved to sixth place following the second round. Tech finished with a three-day total of 914.
Sophomore Garland Green (Tazewell, Va.) finished with a total of five-over-par 221, good for a tie for fifth place. Rafael Campos of VCU claimed medalist honors with a total of one-over-par 217. Green shot 75 in the final round. This is his top finish as a collegiate golfer.
Senior Drew Weaver (High Point, N.C.) shot 225 and tied for 12th place and sophomore Marshall Bailey (Fincastle, Va.) shot 232 and tied for 29th place. Freshman Blake Redmond (Sugar Land, Tex.) shot 236 and tied for 37th place and sophomore Aaron Eckstein (Salem, Va.) finished in 59th place at 263. Weaver’s one-under-par 71 was the Hokies’ low score on Sunday.
Iowa led all three rounds and won the event with a total of 888, 12 strokes better than runner-up Tulsa. VCU was third at 908, six strokes ahead of the Hokies. Host UNC Wilmington finished fifth at 915, Xavier was sixth at 916 and Georgia Southern and William & Mary tied for seventh at 917. East Carolina was ninth at 918, Wisconsin was 10th at 927, Davidson was 11th at 930 and Western Kentucky was 12th at 970.
The Hokies were the defending champion in the tournament. This was the Hokies’ final event of the fall schedule.
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