Cowgirls in second, TU, OU look to improve at The Bruzzy
FORT WORTH, Texas – No. 7 Oklahoma State women’s golf finished the first 36 holes of The Bruzzy at 5-under and in second place at Waterchase Golf Club on Monday. The full second round of action was not finished as athletes from Texas, Iowa State, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Kansas did not complete all 18 holes before sunset.
The second round will conclude on Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m., at which time full second-round standings and statistics will be available. There was a 30-minute weather delay at 10:00 a.m. on Monday that contributed to the schedule setback.
The Cowgirls shot rounds of 285 and 286 at the par-72 6,277-yard layout. All five Cowgirls finished the first two rounds in the top-20.
Baylor took an early lead and finished the day 20-under and in first place. Oklahoma State and the Bears were the only two teams to finish under par on the day.
Lianna Bailey led the Cowgirls with an eagle on the fifth hole and will head into the third round tied for fifth at 3-under. She carded a 69 in the second round to earn her fifth round in the 60s this season, which is tied for the second-most on the team.
Han-Hsuan Yu finished the day 2-under and tied for eighth. She will attack the final 18 holes in the morning looking to earn her fourth-straight top-10 finish.
Rina Tatematsu carded a 1-under afternoon in her return to the Cowgirl lineup for the first time since February 2 at the Columbia Classic and will start the final round tomorrow tied for 12th. Hailey Jones and Maddison Hinson-Tolchard closed the first 36 holes tied for 19th at 2-over.
The final round of play will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday.
In addition to the action at The Bruzzy, four Cowgirls competed at the ORU Spring Invite at The Club in Indian Springs in Tulsa, Okla., on Monday.
Angelica Pfefferkorn carded rounds of 73 and 76 to finish the day tied for ninth. Emma Whitaker shot 10-over on the day to finish tied for 27th.
Ashton Begley and Jenna Solheim finished in 56th and 61st going into the final round tomorrow morning.
The 54-hole tournament at the par-72, 6,136-yard course will conclude at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, weather depending.
Live scoring will be available for both tournaments on golfstat.com and the team’s social media as they become available.