Photo: Sophomore Taylor Dobson.
PALM COAST, Fla. –– The Tulsa women’s golf team turned in its best round of the 54-hole American Athletic Conference Championship on Tuesday to finish the event in 7th place, thus closing out the season.
Tulsa carded a 1-under par 287 and finished with an 895 score at the par-72 Conservatory Course at the Hammock Beach Resort today. Tulsa’s final round score was the second-best of the day behind team champion Houston’s score of 280, while it also tied for the 4th best round of the entire tournament.
The Hurricane team counted 2-under par scores of 70, a 1-over par 73 and 2-over 74 for its final round total. The 2-under par scores came from freshman Lorena Tseng and sophomore Taylor Dobson to tie for 15th place with identical 3-round totals of 222.
Tseng started her final round at hole 10 and after ending her first 9 holes at 1-over par, she proceeded to birdie 4 consecutive holes on holes 4 thru 7, but a bogey on the final hole, the par-5 9th, put her at 2-under for the day. Dobson, also starting on hole 10, had 3 birdie putts and just one bogey on the day.
Freshman Sammy Liu finished in 23rd place with a score of 225 after today’s 2-over par 74, while senior Johanna Samuelsson had her tournament-best 1-over par 73 on Tuesday, moving into 31st place with a 54-hole total of 229.
Tulsa freshman Jasmine Zhang placed 34th overall with a 230 score after turning in her best round of the event with a 75 today.
Houston claimed the title with an overall score of 851, a 30-shot victory over second-place UCF (891). The Cougars’ Leonie Harm won individual medalist honors with an 8-under par score of 208.
- Houston 287-284-280=851
- UCF 294-297-290=881
- Memphis 304-292-289=885
- East Carolina 296-299-293=888
- South Florida 295-303-290=890
- SMU 298-304-290=892
- Tulsa 301-307-287=895
- Tulane 305-297-305=907
- Wichita State 302-303-303=908
- Cincinnati 299-303-307=909
T15. Lorena Tseng 77-75-70=222
T15. Taylor Dobson 75-77-70=222
T23. Sammy Liu 75-76-74=225
T31. Johanna Samuelsson 75-81-73=229
T34. Jasmine Zhang 76-79-75=230
- Leonie Harm, Houston 69-72-67=208
- Elizabeth Moon, UCF 70-71-69=210
T3. Dorothy Forbrigd, ECU 73-72-67=212
T3. Maddy Rayner, Houston 74-68-70=212
- Jennifer Rosenberg, Tulane 73-73-69=215