Wahlin, Choi have SWOSU in range at GAC Championship, men also in third

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Elin Wahlin shot the lowest score of the first two days at the Great American Conference Championships, moving into the lead with a two-under 70 on Monday in Hot Springs. SWOSU remains in third place of the team standings, four shots behind Henderson State in second place and five shots back of tournament-leader Arkansas Tech.

Wahlin entered the second round in third place on the individual leaderboard but quickly started climbing with three birdies on the front nine. She had bogeys on the 12th and 17th holes, mixed with another birdie at 13 to finish two over for the round with 70 total strokes and she takes a four-shot lead over Pia Nunbhakdi of Arkansas Tech into Tuesday’s final round.

GAC Player of the Year Gloria Choi improved her score by two strokes on Monday, firing a 75 (+3) which moved her into seventh place at the tournament with a score of 152 (+8) through two rounds. Jenna Eidem and Emily Folsom hold down the 11th and 12th places, respectively, on the leaderboard after Monday’s round while Chloe Thackeray is tied for the 27th position.

GAC Women’s Golf Championships

Hot Springs, Ark. (Hot Springs Country Club)

Monday, April 24, 2017

Second Round Results (pdf)

 

Pos Team Rd 1 Rd 2 To Par Total
3 SWOSU 309 304 +37 613
1 Elin Wahlin 74 70 E 144
7 Gloria Choi 77 75 +8 152
11 Jenna Eidem 80 78 +14 158
12 Emily Folsom 78 81 +15 159
T27 Chloe Thackeray 85 83 +24 168

SWOSU men tied for third

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – SWOSU Men’s Golf recorded a team score of 295 strokes for the second consecutive day, moving into a tie for third place at the Great American Conference Championships during Monday’s second round in Hot Springs.

 

SWOSU is led by the trio of GAC Player of the Year Stefan Idstam, Marques Gomez and Kason Cook, all of whom are tied for ninth place at the tournament with a two-round stroke total of 146, which is two over par. Gomez shot the low round of the day with an even par 72, which included four birdies and four bogeys on the day. Idstam fired a two-over 74 after being even par in round one, while Cook was four shots off his first-round pace with a 75 on Monday.

 

Seth Overstreet improved his score by four shots on Monday, carding a 74 after shooting 78 in the first round and he’s tied for 27th place with 152 strokes in the first two rounds. Ole Hatlelid fired a second consecutive round with 80 strokes and he’s tied for 43rd place.

 

The Bulldogs enter the final round in third place with a 590 stroke total, but they are well off the pace after Henderson State shot the round of the day by 13 strokes to open up an eight-shot lead on the field. HSU is alone in first with 569 strokes while Arkansas Tech is in second with 577 with SWOSU and Harding 13 shots behind them with 590.

 

The final round of the GAC Men’s Golf Championship tees off on Tuesday morning in Hot Springs.

 

GAC Men’s Golf Championship

Hot Springs, Ark. (Hot Springs Country Club)

Monday, April 24, 2017

Second Round Results (pdf)

 

Pos Team Rd 1 Rd 2 To Par Total
T3 SWOSU 295 295 +14 590
T9 Stefan Idstam 72 74 +2 146
T9 Marques Gomez 74 72 +2 146
T9 Kason Cook 71 75 +2 146
T27 Seth Overstreet 78 74 +8 152
T43 Ole Hatlelid 80 80 +16 160

 

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