In Blacksburg, where Hokie statues are littered around town and Virginia Tech flags are everywhere, it was a Virginia Cavalier who walked away victorious this week. UVA alum Bruce Woodall shot a 2 round total of 11-under to win by 2 shots over Sean Bosdosh.
Woodall’s week got off to a good start after he opened up his tournament with a 5-under 67. He first round was highlighted by back 9 5-under 31, that put him in a share for the lead along with Sean Bosdosh entering the final round. Woodall got off to a great start during his final round as he birdied 1 and 2. After 4 consecutive par’s Woodall added another birdie on the par 3 7th. He made par on 8 and 9 to make the turn at 3-under 33. Woodall made 4 straight par’s to start his back 9. He added a birdies on 14, 17, and 18 to shot a 33 on the back, and a round of 6-under 66 to win by 2.
With his win, Woodall continues to play well this season. He now has 4 finishes of 3rd or better this year in 5 starts.
Finishing in 2nd was Sean Bosdosh. Like Woodall, Bosdosh shot a first round 5-under 67 to enter the final round is a share of the lead. Bosdosh got his 2nd round started with a bride on 2, but he followed that up with a bogey on 3. Bosdosh then made a birdie on 5 followed by another bogey on 6. He bounced back with a birdie on 7 and 9 to make the turn at 2-under. Bosdosh added 2 lone birdies on the back 9 to finish a 4-under on the day, and 9-under total to finish in solo 2nd.
John Coultas finished in solo 3rd after a final round 2-under 70. Coultas started the final round in 3rd after an opening round 4-under 68. His 2-under final round included an eagle on the par 5 5th hole and birdie on 9 on the front 9. Coultas made a double bogey on the par 4 12th but bounced back with 2 birdies on 16 and 18 to finish at 6-under.
Local boy Michael Wade finished in solo 4th. Wade from Christianburg shot an opening round 2-under 70 to put himself into contention heading into the final round. Wade got his final round started with 12 consecutive pars before making a birdie on the par 5 13th. He went on to add 2 more birdies on 16 and 18 to shoot a final round 3-under 69 to finish in 4th.
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