AWENDAW, S.C. - No. 6 Auburn men’s golf closed out the 2015-16 regular season by finishing third at the Hootie at Bulls Bay with a 1-over 289 on Tuesday at the Bulls Bay Golf Club for a 3-under 291-281-289—861.
The Tigers finished five strokes behind College of Charleston (856) and 20 strokes behind champion and No. 17 South Carolina (841).
All-SEC junior Matt Gilchrest tied for sixth at 2-under 65-71-78—214 while All-America sophomore Ben Schlottman climbed 15 spots on Tuesday to tie for 10th at 1-under 76-69-70—215. All-SEC senior Michael Johnson t-19th at 1-over 73-70-74—217 while senior Jake Mondy finished a stroke back at 2-over 77-71-70—218 to t-26th.
Mondy, a native of Blacksburg, Va., carded three birdies in the final round and eagled No. 16.
Freshman Graysen Huff also eagled the 16th and finished t-46th at 7-over 77-71-75—223.
No. 13 Wake Forest finished fourth at 295—864 followed by Charleston Southern (294—866), Missouri (295—868), No. 20 Duke (293—870), Kansas (291—871), North Carolina State (285—872) and Troy (291—881).
Kentucky finished 11th at 291—883 followed by Wofford (309—885), Maryland (295—887), Akron (294—890) and Wisconsin (309—901).
Keenan Huskey of South Carolina won medalist honors at 11-under 65-71-69—205.
The Tigers return to action at the SEC Championships April 15-17 at the Sea Island Golf Course in Sea Island, Ga. Live-scoring for the tournaments can be found on www.golfstat.com.