Canada’s James takes third at General Hackler

Austin James (Charleston Southern University Athletics)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Charleston Southern University junior Austin James of Bath, Ont.,  finished third and lead the Buccanners to an eighth-place finish at the 2016 General Hackler on Sunday at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club.

James, the 2014 Canadian Junior Boy’s Champion, played his final 14 holes 5-under par to finish in sole possession of third at 7-under par 209, two shots back of medalists Jimmy Stanger of Virginia and Matthew NeSmith of South Carolina.

James fired a 68 (-4) in the final round and played all three rounds under par.

James and the Bucs tee-it-up next April 3rd at The Hootie at Bulls Bay in Awendaw, S.C.