STARKVILLE, Miss. –– The Tulsa women golfers placed 7th in the 11-team field at the Magnolia Invitational on Monday. The Hurricane carded rounds of 299 and 296 today for a 54-hole total of 897, while junior Taylor Dobson placed 9th overall with a score of 218.
The three-day tournament turned into a 2-day event as the teams played the final 36 holes at the par-72 Old Waverly Golf Club today due to the impending weather forecast for Tuesday.
Dobson, from nearby Broken Arrow, Okla., carded her best career round of 68 today, and also had her best career finish, placing 9th overall. Starting on hole 11 for the final 18 holes, Dobson birdied with par-3 12th and the par-4 16th hole. She had three straight birdies in her final five holes – on holes 6, 7 and 8, but bogeyed her final hole, the par-5 10th.
Sophomore Lorena Tseng and freshman Alex Christeson each turned in rounds of 74 on Monday. Tseng finished with a total score of 221 for 16th place, while Christeson had a 241-total score.
Freshman Lilly Thomas had Tulsa’s third-best overall finish as she placed 25th in her third collegiate event with a final score of 224. Thomas started the day with a core of 1-over par 73 for her first 18 holes, but had a 79 for the afternoon round.
Christeson placed 54th, while sophomore Jasmine Zhang finished in 57th place.
LSU led from start to finish, completing the tournament with an 856 score.
Tulsa will close out the fall season at the Las Vega Collegiate Showdown, Oct. 27-28, at the Boulder Creek Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- LSU 289-282-285=856
- Mississippi State 294-287-279=860
- Auburn 290-287-287=864
- Tennessee 295-289-282=866
- Chattanooga 295-298-300=893
- Kennesaw State 299-298-299=896
- South Florida 320-292-294=906
- Iowa 311-304-293=908
- Memphis 321-307-303=931
- Southern Miss 309-320-307=936
Tulsa Individual Scores
T9. Taylor Dobson 75-74-69=218
T16. Lorena Tseng 74-73-74=221
T25. Lilly Thomas 72-73-79=224
T54. Alex Christeson 83-84-74=241
- Jasmine Zhang 81-79-84-244
- Ingrid Lindblad, LSU 71-67-68=206
- Megan Schofill, Auburn 69-70-69=208
T3. Blair Stockett, Mississippi State 73-71-66=210
T3. Kiana Oshiro, LSU 71-69-70=210
T3. Ashley Gilliam, Mississippi State 72-67-71=210