Sunday, April 10, 2016

Southampton student Emma finishes 

second at Ponte Vedra

Emma Allen from Southampton, a freshman student at Missouri University, finished second in the Intercollegiate tournament at Marsh Landing Country Club, Ponte Vedra, Florida.
Emma, pictured below, had rounds of 69, 70 and 75 for a two-under-par total of 214 over a par-72 course of 5,987yd, finishing two strokes behind the winner, Nadine White (Campbell) who scored 70, 68 and 74 for 212.

Scottish women's amateur champion Clara Young, a second-year student at Missouri, finished T51 in a field of 90 players. The North Berwick player had rounds of 74, 74 and 81 for 229.
On the same mark was another Missouri student, Jess Meek from Carnoustie. 
She had rounds of 73, 78 and 78. Judging by all the scores, the conditions for the final round had not been easy.
Middle Tennessee (873) won the team title by a single shot from Campbell University (874) with North Florida (881) third.
Missouri (886) finished sixth in a field of 16 teams.

Meanwhile, at the Red Raider Invitational at The Rawls Course, Lubbock, Texas, Chloe Weir (Kansas State), a freshman from Belfast, finished T23 in a field of 75 players. 
Chloe scored 73, 74 and 77 for 224 - 15 shots behind the winner from Thailand, Yupaporn Kawinpakorn (Kansas) with 71, 66 and 72 for seven-under-par 209 over a 6,541yd, par-72 course.
Connie Jaffrey  (Kansas State), a second-year student from Kilwinning, Ayrshire, finished T31 on 226 with scores of 78, 75 and 73.

In the Argonaut Women's Invitational at Pensacola, Florida, Daisy-May Kenny (West Florida) , a final year student from Purley, finished T33 in a field of 99 players. She scored 83, 79 and 76 for 238 
Sophie Madden (Nova Southeastern), a freshman from Essex, finished T44 with scores of 79, 83 and 80 for 242.

Hally Leadbetter (Rollins), pictured right, daughter of famous coach David Leadbetter, lost at the second hole of a three-player play-off against Bernadette Little (Lee University) and Shannon McKew (Florida Southern) who holed a 40ft birdie putt to win the individual title. 

McKew's rounds were 75, 75 and 76; Leadbetter (who was placed second with a par at the second extra hole) 77, 74 and 75; Little 73, 77 and 76.