KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — The WKU Lady Topper Golf team navigated a huge field with
success Sunday, finishing the first day of play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island
Spring Classic tied for fourth out of 42 teams.
The Lady Toppers shot a 5-over 293, five strokes back of the leader and host,
College of Charleston. Monday’s second round is scheduled to begin at 7:45 a.m. CT
at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort.
Senior Georgina Blackman paced WKU with a 1-under 71 and is tied for 15th. Senior
Katie Story and sophomore Bailey Tyree each shot 73s and are tied for 25th.
Sophomore Mary Joiner and freshman Megan Clarke each carded 76s.
WKU was steady all day, recording the best score of the entire tournament on par-4s
at 3 over.
The tournament is tabbed as the largest collegiate golf tournament in the country
with 42 programs and 218 individuals competing. After 36 holes of play, the top 22
teams will play for the championship at Osprey Point (par 72, 5,964 yards) in the
final round, while the remaining teams will play for a flight championship at Oak
Point (par 72, 5,941 yards).
Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Spring Classic First Day Results
T15. Georgina Blackman (71)
T25. Katie Story (73)
T25. Bailey Tyree (73)
T83. Mary Joiner (76)
T83. Megan Clarke (76)
How to follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Golf,
follow the team on Twitter at @WKUWomensGolf.