WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Former UNCW standout Thomas Bass carded a final round 68 to finish in a four-way tie for fifth at eGolf’s Southern Open in his professional debut last weekend in Kannapolis, N.C.

The Southern Open, which was played at The Club at Irish Creek, was the 14th tournament on the circuit’s 24-event schedule.

Bass opened the tournament with an opening round 70 before carding a five-under-par 66 in the second round. He rounded out his tournament with a pair of three-under 68’s to finish seven shots back of winner Chip Lynn of Lillington, N.C.

Former Seahawk teammate Josh Brock finished tied for 41st.

EGolf will host its next tournament, the HGM Hotels Classic at Rock Barn, on July 17-20 in Conover, N.C.