Record-breaking day for women’s golf in fourth place at the Jupiter Invitational
PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida – In total, three school files fell or were linked and Laura Edmonds (Buenos Aires, Argentina / Cypress Bay) got a hole-in-one on the 16e hole as the FGCU Women’s Golf Team completed a monster third round to finish fourth overall at the Jupiter Invitational hosted by the FAU at the PGA Golf Club Ryder Course on Tuesday.
Edmonds set a school record with an Under-65 group to finish second overall. His hole-in-one was the third for the Eagles since 2018. His six underperformances also tied the school record for Low Round vs. Through. She also tied for the second-best 54-hole total in program history with a score of 206 in three rounds. For the Jupiter Invitational, his score of 65 today was a new tournament record, while his hole-in-one was the first for the event.
As a team, the Eagles shot a school record of 279 on Tuesday, which was the lowest score of the day. Overall, the FGCU slashed Monday’s second round score by 16 shots to finish with a total of 54 holes of 871.
“I’m so proud of this team and how they came together today. After yesterday we knew we had to react and I couldn’t be happier,” said the head coach. Sarah trew. “This group is incredibly talented and I’m happy they were able to show it today. We had the lowest lap of the day, the second lowest round of the tournament, and Laura broke a school record. . Even though she came close to winning the overall, Laura had an amazing tournament and I’m so proud of her. She knew she needed to make some birdies and she finished with a hole of one. stroke, birdie and incredible par on 18. We look forward to the CRF in a few weeks. “
With Edmonds finishing second, Haley Yerxa (Ottawa, Ontario / Hillcrest) tied for 12e (219), followed by Anouk Casty (Basserdrof, Switzerland / Academy) and Posie farrelly (Lutz, FL / George Steinbrenner HS) who finished 23rd (223) and t-24e (224), respectively. Sophie warren (Lakewood Ranch, Florida / Seminole State College) tied for 39e (230), while Emma Grace Messenger (Montgomery, Texas / Legacy Prep Christian Academy), who played individually, finished tied for 41st (231).
Host FAU won the tournament with a three-round core of 858, while Kennesaw State was second (862). Nova Southeastern took third place with a total of 54 holes of 863.
Edmonds’ hole in one was the first since Madeline Marck-Sherk delivered one on March 31, 2019 to No.16 in the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate. Madison Easterbrook posted one the year before (March 12, 2018) on issue 7 of the WKU Spring Break Shootout.
She finished the tournament with the second highest number of birdies overall (13) and her ace also served as an eagle. Today’s third round had five birdies, the eagle and a single bogey for the six cents.
Casty shot an under-70 Tuesday with four birdies in total. She opened the round with three birdies in the first six holes before finishing the first nine with two under. At the rear it had seven holes at par or better before registering bogeys on the No.17 and No.18.
Yerxa gave up a 72 on Tuesday with a pair of birdies clearing two of the three bogeys. She was even on the turn, passed No.12 and No.14, but finished strong with three consecutive pars before closing the day with a birdie on No.18.
Farrelly also finished the day with four birdies to his name. At the back of the course, she canceled two bogeys with a pair of birdies.
The Eagles will then be in action Oct. 16-18, Saturday through Monday, at the Pat Bradley Invitational hosted by the CRF in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
2. Laura Edmonds – 69-72-65 – 206
T12. Haley Yerxa – 74-73-72 – 219
23. Anouk Casty – 77-76-70 – 223
T24. Posie farrelly – 78-74-72 – 224
T39. Sophie warren – 77-78-75 – 230
T41 Emma Grace Messenger (individual) – 78-76-77 – 231
1. Florida Atlantic – 289-284-285 – 858
2. State of Kennesaw – 278-290-294 – 862
3. Southeast Nova – 291-286-286 – 863
4. FGCU – 297-295-279 – 871
5. UAB – 298-293-295 – 886
6. Jacksonville – 305-292-290 – 887
7. State of Daytona – 305-303-297 – 905
8. Keizer – 310-299-301 – 910
9. Towson – 313-299-300 – 912
10. Lamar – 301-311-306 – 918
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