Women’s golf team finishes 9th in opener

Staff Report

The Eastern women’s golf team returned to competitive play Monday for the first time since March 2020.

The Panthers opened their spring season at the Lipscomb Spring Invite in Panama City, Florida, on Monday and Tuesday, placing last out of nine teams with a team score of 726.

The first 18 holes were played Monday with the final 18 being pushed back to Tuesday due to weather.

Six of the Panthers’ seven golfers competed in the invite and led by redshirt-junior Mckenzie O’Brien, who finished 48th with a total score of 181.

Redshirt-sophomore Monique Peterson scored a 182 to finish 49th and redshirt-junior Jaeden Workman placed 50th at 183. Workman also posted to lowest round for Eastern with an 86 in the second round.

USC Upstate’s Suwarin Yordin was the top individual performer in the invite with a score of 150 and Campbell won with a team score of 611.

Eastern will be back in action April 4-5 for the Indiana State Invite in Terre Haute.

 

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