Elon Women’s Golf Opens Pinehurst Challenge

Posted by Press Release on October 10, 2017 at 10:29 am under College | Comments are off for this article

PINEHURST, N.C. – Heather Munro continued her solid start to the 2017-18 women’s golf season by going five-under par to sit in a tie for fourth after two rounds of the 2017 Pinehurst Challenge. As a team, Elon sits 15th with a mark of 594 (293-301) with one round remaining.

ROUNDS 1 and 2 RESULTS

The Highlights
Munro’s two-round mark of 139 (69-70) puts her four strokes back of leader Malene Krolboll Hansen of Coastal Carolina. Munro began her day by going two-under over her first nine holes. She would add three birdies on the back nine to finish her first round with a three-under 69. In round two, Munro again got to two-under before recording a par on her final 11 holes of the round. On the day, Munro carded 27 pars and seven birdies.

Adel Vadkerti posted Elon’s second best score of the day as the freshman finished with a three-over 147 (74-73) to tie for 44th out of 100 players in the field. In her first round of the day, Vadkerti was two-over through 11 holes before notching a pair of birdies, three pars and two bogeys over her final seven holes to end with a two-over 74. Over her second 18 holes of the day, Vadkerti posted three birdies and an eagle on her way to a one-over 73.

In a tie for 73rd with one round to play is Aurelia Hamm. Hamm ended the day with a 153 (75-78). Through 36 holes, Hamm posted eight birdies, tied for the fourth most in the field. Five of her birdies came during her opening 18 holes.

Hilda Kristjansdottir’s 155 (75-80) places her in a tie for 80th. She had four birdies on the day. Rounding out Elon’s five counters was Katherine Reilly who sits in a tie for 96th with a mark of 162 (78-84). Reilly finished with two birdies.

Competing as an individual, Michaela Cox shot a two-round 172 (86-86)

Up Next
Elon will wrap up play at the Pinehurst Challenge on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Tee times are set for 8:30 a.m.

2017 Pinehurst Challenge
Oct. 9-10 | Pinehurst, N.C.
Team Standings

1. East Carolina (289-277–566) -10
2. Coastal Carolina (285-282–567) -9
3. Maryland (285-286–571) -5
4. Old Dominion (290-283–573) -3
5. North Florida (284-292–576) E
6. Nebraska (290-287–577) +1
7. Samford (298-282–580) +4
T8. Towson (287-297–584) +8
T8. Jacksonville (293-291–584) +8
10. James Madison (289-296–585) +9
11. Jacksonville State (292-294–586) +10
12. UNCG (297-290–587) +11
13. Georgia State (291-297–588) +12
14. College of Charleston (298-293–591) +15
15. Elon (293-301–594) +18
T16. William & Mary (294-303–597) +21
T16. Presbyterian (301-296–597) +21
18. Charleston Southern (296-303–599) +23
19. UAB (305-298–603) +27

Elon Standings
T4. Heather Munro (69-70–139) -5
T44. Adel Vadkerti (74-73–147) +3
T73. Aurelia Hamm (75-78–153) +9
T80. Hilda Kristjansdottir (75-80–155) +11
T96. Katherine Reilly (78-84–162) +18
100. Michaela Cox* (86-86–172) +28
* competing as an individual


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