UNCW’s Bass Earns First CAA Men’s Golfer of the Week Honors This Fall – Oct. 10
RICHMOND, Va. (October 10, 2012) - UNCW senior Thomas Bass was awarded the CAA Men's Golfer of the Week honor after capturing his second career tournament win at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic.
Bass earned medalist honors at the event that was hosted by Notre Dame at the par 71, 7,023-yard Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind. The senior led the Seahawks to their best finish of the fall as they tied 38th-ranked Houston for second place, one stroke behind titlist Michigan State. Bass opened the tournament with an even-par 71 before posting a three-under 68 in the second round to take the tournament lead. In the final round, he held off several challenges to win by two strokes (71-68-72-211). Bass has finished in the top 10 in all his tournaments this fall. Teammate Payne McLeod (75-70-68-213) finished in a tie for second place, recording his first career top-5 finish in the process.