Friday, September 16, 2011


Dale McNamara Invitational
Tulsa Oaklahoma

Patriot Golf Club
6259 Yards Par72

In a very strong field Arkansas State University was led by junior Anna Carling, who recorded a combined 225 to finish in 25th place. Anna shot an opening-day 77, but responded with a 74 for each of the next two rounds as she picked up her 19th career top-25 finish.
Italy's Giulia Molinaro won the tournament with a six-under-par 210 aggregate, made up of rounds of 67, 69 and 74 over a 6,200yd, par-72 course. She won by four strokes.
Hannah Lovelock (Missouri University) from Surrey finished joint 15th on 223 with scores of 81, 71 and 71.
Ami Storey (Kansas State) from the NE of England finished T59 in a field of 75 with scores of 83, 75 and 81 for 239.
Oklahoma State (868) won the team title ahead of Arizona State (873) with Kansas (927) T11 and Missouri (931) 13th in a field of 15 teams.

Editor: Thanks to all the mums and dads who are keeping me up to date with US college news while I am on the road at LGU tournaments. "Normal" service should be resumed when I return to Aberdeen ... but keep the news about the offspring coming in. All grist to the mill!