Lady Saints Host Piedmont in Head-to-Head Event
– The North Georgia women’s golf team went head-to-head
with Piedmont College on Thursday afternoon at Achasta Golf Club,
playing the first home match in program history as the Lions came
out on top in the two-team event.
Piedmont College left town with the victory, firing a 60-over-par 348 to clear North Georgia by nearly 100 shots as the Lady Saints finished the day at 154-over-par with a 442.
Maria Carter had the low round of the day, recording a six-over-par 78 to claim first place, while teammate and playing partner Kayla Banks was the runner-up three shots back with a nine-over-par 81.
North Georgia’s Brittany Kemp came in third place overall, firing a 13-over-par 85, her second lowest round of the season, to lead the team. Charley Whitmire, also playing the final group, shot a 25-over-par 95 for fifth place overall, while Courtney Hall was eighth place with a 55-over-par 127.
Ariana Stamatiou and Leana Bulloch rounded out the field in ninth and 10th place, finishing at 133 and 135 respectively.
North Georgia returns to action on Tuesday April 6, playing host to Shorter College and the University of Montevallo at Achasta Golf Club. The Falcons of Montevallo will then stay and play a head-to-head match against the Lady Saints on Wednesday afternoon in the team’s final home event of the year.
Brittany Kemp retrieves her ball following a birdie on the par 5 15th hole.
Following a drop, the sophomore regrouped and holed out from over 150 yards away.