Elon Women’s Golf Opens Season at The Ocean Course Invitational

Posted by Press Release on September 4, 2017 at 9:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – In a 17-team field that featured three programs that finished the 2016-17 year ranked in Golfweek’s top-25, the Elon University women’s golf team began its 2017-18 season by playing one of the nation’s premier courses for the first two rounds of The Ocean Course Invitational on Monday.
FINAL RESULTS

Playing a lineup that consisted of two seniors and three freshmen, the Phoenix ended day one of the tournament in a tie for 13th place with a team score of 627 (315-312).

The Highlights
Senior Heather Munro led the Phoenix over its first 36 holes of the season. Munro shot a three-over 76 in round one before carding a 78 over her final 18 holes of the day. She would finish the day with four birdies and in a tie for 47th out of 87 players with a score of 154.

Freshman Adel Vadkerti also ended the day at 154. Vadkerti began her collegiate career with a round of 78 before coming back with a round of 76. She posted six birdies over her first 36 holes of collegiate play.

In a tie for 61st was senior Hilda Kristjansdottir. Kristjansdottir carded rounds of 80 and 78 to sit at 158 with one final round to play. Her day included three birdies.

A pair of freshmen rounded out Elon’s contingent as Haley Bookholdt tied for 67th with a 161 (81-80) and Audrey Kennett tied for 84th with a mark of 174 (85-89). Bookholdt tallied five birdies, while Kennett had one.

Up Next
The Phoenix will tee off in the final round of The Ocean Course Invitational at 8:30 a.m.

2017 The Ocean Course Invitational
Sept. 4-5 | Kiawah Island, S.C.
Team Standings

1. Ole Miss (292-292–584) E
2. Florida State (292-293–585) +1
T3. North Carolina (295-292–587) +3
T3. NC State (294-293–587) +3
5. Wake Forest (297-293–590) +6
6. Florida (297-296–593) +9
7. Tennessee (298-296–594) +10
8. Vanderbilt (296-303–599) +15
9. Mississippi State (301-300–601) +17
10. UCF (306-296–602) +18
11. Maryland (303-310–613) +29
12. Boston College (310-307–617) +33
T13. Elon (315-312–627) +43
T13. North Florida (307-320–627) +43
15. College of Charleston (317-314–631) +47
16. Charleston Southern (321-313–634) +50
17. College of Charleston ‘B’ (334-320–654) +70

Elon Standings
T47. Heather Munro (76-78–154) +8
T47. Adel Vadkerti (78-76–154) +8
T61. Hilda Kristjansdottir (80-78–158) +12
T67. Haley Bookholdt (81-80–161) +15
T84. Audrey Kennett (85-89–174) +28


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