Elon Women’s Golf Concludes Opening Tournament

Posted by Press Release on September 5, 2017 at 4:32 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Elon University women’s golf team concluded its first tournament of its fall season on Tuesday, Sept. 5, by placing 15th at the challenging Ocean Course Invitational hosted by College of Charleston and featuring some of the nation’s top programs.

FINAL RESULTS

Elon finished the inaugural event with a three-round score of 947 (315-312-320).

The Highlights
Adel Vadkerti, one of three true freshmen in the lineup for the Phoenix, was the maroon and gold’s top finisher after shooting an even-par 73 over her final 18 holes of play. Vadkerti totaled a 227 (78-76-73) to finish eight-over for the tournament and tie for 22nd place out of 87 individuals. With four birdies over her final 18 holes, Vadkerti ended the tournament with 10 total birdies.

Vadkerti was followed by seniors Heather Munro and Hilda Kristjansdottir. Munro finished 60th with a three-round score of 237 (76-78-83) and had five birdies, while Kristjansdottir tied for 61st with a 238 (80-78-80) and posted five birdies.

A pair of freshmen rounded out the Phoenix contingent as Haley Bookholdt shot a 247 (81-80-86) to place 75th and Audrey Kennett carded a 258 (85-89-84) to finish 83rd. They finished with five and four birdies, respectively.

Up Next
Elon will return to the links later this month at the Boston College Intercollegiate held Sept. 23-25.

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

1. NC State (294-293-294–881) +5
2. Florida State (292-293-299–884) +8
T3. Florida (297-296-299–892) +16
T3. Wake Forest (297-293-302–892) +16
T5. Tennessee (298-296-299–893) +17
T5. North Carolina (295-292-306–893) +17
T5. Ole Miss (292-292-309–893) +17
8. Vanderbilt (296-303-301–900) +24
9. UCF (306-296-311–913) +37
10. Mississippi State (301-300-317–918) +42
11. Maryland (303-310-307–920) +44
12. Boston College (310-307-321–938) +62
13. North Florida (307-320-315–942) +66
14. College of Charleston (317-314-314–945) +69
15. Elon (315-312-320–947) +71
16. Charleston Southern (321-313-321–955 +79
17. College of Charleston ‘B’ (334-320-333–987) +111

Elon Standings

T22. Adel Vadkerti (78-76-73–227) +8
60. Heather Munro (76-78-83–237) +18
T61. Hilda Kristjansdottir (80-78-80–238) +19
75. Haley Bookholdt (81-80-86–247) +28
83. Audrey Kennett (85-89-84–258) +39


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