October 6, 2009

Women's Golf Takes 13th at Chick-fil-A Invitational


Rome, GA – The North Georgia women’s golf team finished 13th at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational hosted by Berry College Tuesday afternoon, firing a final round 434 at the Stonebridge Golf Club.

Shorter College captured the victory, finishing the event 49-over-par with 624 total strokes, while Lindsey Wilson finish second at 54-over par, and South Carolina Beaufort was third at 67-over par.

Charley Whitmire and Brittany Kemp shot identical final round 94’s, as Whitmire finished the tournament in 45th place at 184, while Kemp was 51st with 195 total strokes.

Courtney Hall shot an opening round 123, but improved seven shots in the final round to post a 95-over par 239, good for 58th overall. Amy Lewis rounded the scoring for the Lady Saints, carding a 129 in the opening round, before shooting a final-round 130 to take 60th place overall with a 259.

South Carolina Beaufort’s Adriana Saavedra won the event by a single stroke over Lindsey Wilson’s Jessica Smith. Saavedra trailed Smith by two shot after the opening round, but recorded a two-over par 74 on Tuesday to capture the individual championship.