SANTA FE, CALIF. – The Washington State women’s golf team sits in a tie for sixth place on the team leaderboard after 36 holes of play at the Lamkin Invitational, as the Cougars carded 618 (+42) over the tournament’s first two rounds at the Farms Golf Course on Monday, Feb. 8.
Washington State enters tomorrow tied with New Mexico for sixth. The Cougars, who were competing in a tournament for the first time in 335 days, opened Lamkin Invitational by carding 315 (+27). WSU improved its team score by 12 strokes in the second round, as they shot 303 (+15).
Junior Darcy Habgood paced the Cougs through the first two rounds of the Lamkin Invitational, as she ended her day at four-over-par (148). Habgood posted WSU’s lowest score in each round on Monday. She began the tournament by carding four-over-par;76, but rebounded and shot an even-par in the second round. The Nambucca Heads, Australia native tallied six birdies on the day, collecting three apiece in each round.
Fifth-year senior Marie Lund-Hansen also holds a slot inside the top-20 on the player leaderboard, as she sits in a tie for 18th. Lund-Hansen ended the first round at five-over par; 77, carding three birdies along the way. The fifth-year senior improved her score by four strokes in her second go-around through the Farms Golf Course, as she shot one-over at 73.
Junior Amy Chu will open Tuesday in 34th place on the player leaderboard after carding 156 (+12) over the first two rounds. Sophomore Jiye Ham (164; +20) concluded her first two rounds in a tie for 45th, while junior Cameron March currently sits in 53rd (167; +23).
Southern Cal is currently atop the player leaderboard, as the Trojans finished the day at nine-under-par at 585. USC’s Allisen Corpuz and UCLA’s Emma Spitz are currently tied for first place on the player leaderboard. Both golfers have carded 140 (-4) through 36 holes of play at the Lamkin Invitational.
The second round of the Lamkin Invitational was suspended due to darkness, but the Cougars were able to complete their 36 holes of play on the day. The second round will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 a.m. PT.