Munro Paces Elon Women’s Golf on Day One of Pinehurst Challenge

Posted by Press Release on October 10, 2016 at 8:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

PINEHURST, N.C. – Junior Heather Munro is tied for fourth individually after 36 holes as the Elon University women’s golf team completed the first day of the Pinehurst Challenge on Monday, Oct. 10, at Pinehurst Golf Club’s No. 1 course.

After two rounds, East Carolina holds a 10-shot lead at four-under par (295-277–572). The Phoenix is currently in 10th place after the first day of the tournament.

HIGHLIGHTS

Munro holed a total of seven birdies in the first two rounds, including five in the second round alone. After she shot a one-over par 73 in the first round, Munro carded a two-under 70 in the second and finds herself in a tie for fourth after 36 holes.

Kelsey Badmaev also carded a solid first day total at Pinehurst and currently is tied for 12thindividually. The senior scored back-to-back one over-par 73 rounds for a 146 total. She highlighted her day with an eagle on the second hole in the first round.

In addition for the Phoenix, Hilda Kristjansdottir is tied for 60th individually at nine-over par,Aurelia Hamm is a stroke behind and is tied for 68th overall, and Anali Otazo Rodas is tied for 90th on the player leaderboard.

UP NEXT
The Phoenix plays the final round of the Pinehurst Challenge on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Pinehurst No. 1. The shotgun start is set for 8:30 a.m.

Pinehurst Challenge
Oct. 10-11 | Pinehurst, N.C.
Team Standings
1. East Carolina (295-277–572) -4
2. Auburn (288-294–582) +6
3. Samford (302-281–583) +7
4. Wichita State (295-290–585) +9
T5. Kennesaw State (295-296–591) +15
T5. Maryland (301-290–591) +15
T5. College of Charleston (295-296–591) +15
T8. North Florida (305-289–594) +18
T8. Charleston Southern (304-290–594) +18
10. Elon (302-294–596) +20
11. James Madison (303-297–600) +24
T12. Morehead State (304-298–602) +26
T12. Jacksonville State (299-303–602) +26
14. High Point (306-298–604) +28
15. Stetson (306-301–607) +31
16. Georgia State (304-304–608) +32
17. UNCG (312-304–616) +40
18. William & Mary (305-316–621) +45

Elon Individuals
T4. Heather Munro (73-70–143) -1
T12. Kelsey Badmaev (73-73–146) +2
T60. Hilda Kristjansdottir (77-76–153) +9
T68. Aurelia Hamm (79-75–154) +10
T90. Anali Otazo Rodas (81-80–161) +17


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