Oct. 25, 2014
Cullowhee, N.C. – The Western Carolina women’s golf group earnings to movement in a final foe of a tumble division as it takes on a rarely rival margin in a Palmetto Intercollegiate, hosted by a College of Charleston during a par-72, 5,972-yard Kiawah Island Resort – Turtle Point.
The use rounds were hold Saturday with a three-round, 54-hole contest to be played Sunday by Tuesday with 18 holes any day. Sunday’s opening and Monday’s second rounds both get underway with tee times off both a front and behind 9 during 9:00 am, with Tuesday’s culmination set for an 8:45 am shotgun start.
Started behind in 1999, a Palmetto Intercollegiate will be played on a Turtle Point march for only a second time in contest history. Live scoring of a contest is accessible online during www.GolfStatResults.com.
WCU earnings to a eventuality for a initial time given 2011 (8th-place finish), and looks to hoard movement streamer into a winter mangle before opening open play in early February.
In further to a horde Cougars and a Catamounts, a 20-team, 104 golfer margin includes Southern Conference foes, No. 30 Furman, Chattanooga, East Tennessee State and UNCG. Other ranked teams according to GolfStat’s collegiate rankings embody No. 25 GRU Augusta, No. 31 Campbell, fortifying champion in No. 39 Kansas and No. 42 Kansas State. The margin also includes Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Elon, Georgia State (last year’s runner-up), Jacksonville State, James Madison, Maryland, South Florida and Xavier.
The Catamount scoring 5 for a contest includes heading scorer, sophomore Ashley Thompson (75.60) and classmate Olivia Landino (75.75), who has one tip 5 finish this fall. Thompson now ranks seventh in a SoCon among golfers with fewer than 10 rounds played to date.
Rounding out WCU’s side are juniors Kristin Swindell (75.75), Mariah Hopkins (76.00), and Kim Mitchell (77.13). Swindell and Landino are tied for eighth among a joining golfers with reduction than 10 rounds played.
Second-year golfer Bethany Galloway (78.20) will play disconnected as an individual.
Paired with golfers from Xavier and Charleston Southern, WCU’s scoring 5 is slated to strike a march on a behind 9 during 9:20 am. Galloway is in a trio with Sammie Buchanan of UNCG and Kelsey Murphy from Eastern Michigan, and will tee off on a front 9 during approximately 9:36 am.