Weimenhog's 75 leads UNCG's opening round at Cougar Classic
HANAHAN, S.C. – Annelie Weimenhog carded an opening round 75 as UNC Greensboro’s best score in the first day of action at the Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall GC.
Starting on No. 10, Weimenhog, a junior from Kattarp, Sweden, played her first 9 – the back side of the course – in an even 36, despite a double-bogues on No. 17. She offset that with three birdies in her first nine holes. She then played the front 9 in 39 to close out her round of 75.
The Spartans are in 21st place after the first round, carding a team total of 315. Virginia and Georgia are tied for the lead at 288, followed by South Carolina at 290. Georgia’s Mallory Hetzel and Virginia’s Whitney Neuhauser are tied for the individual lead after opening round scores of 68.
The second round gets under way at 7:30 am Monday.
TEAM SCORING: Virginia 288, Georgia 288, South Carolina 290, North Carolina State 291, North Carolina 292, Florida State 292, Alabama 293, Louisiana State 297, Notre Dame 297, College of Charleston 300, Wisconsin 301, Furman 301, Tulane 303, Maryland 303, South Florida 304, Mississippi State 305, Mississippi 307, Miami, FL (308), Tennessee 308, Richmond 310, UNCG 315, Charleston Southern 322.
Top 10: T-1. Mallory Hetzel (Georgia) 68; T-1. Whitney Neuhauser (Virginia) 68; T-3. Julie Saleeby (North Carolina State) 69; T-3. Caroline Westrup (Florida State) 69; T-5. Marta Silva (Georgia) 70; T-5. Benedicte Toumpsin (South Carolina) 70; T-5. Katie Burnett (South Carolina) 70; T-8. Kathleen Ekey (Alabama) 71; T-8. Jaqueline Hedwall (Louisiana State) 71; T-8. Kelsey Verbetene (Wisconsin) 71; T-8. Sydney Crane (North Carolina) 71; T-8. Lauren Doughtie (North Carolina State) 71.
UNCG Golfers: T-39. Annelie Weimenhog 75; T-67. Erica Creed 77; T-94. Sofia Aidemark 81; T-99. Lauren Smith 82; T-104. Ashley Parrott 83.
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