Women's Golf Begins Play at Rancho Bernardo
March 20, 2011
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Pepperdine women's golf team had a difficult first round on Sunday at the Battle at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, as the Waves stand in 14th place.
Pepperdine shot a 311 at the par-72 Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa. Though it's an outstanding field with six top 10-ranked teams and 10 in the top 25 according to Golfstat, all but four teams shot over par in double-digits on Sunday. The second and third rounds are on Monday and Tuesday.
Senior Taylore Karle (Scottsdale, Ariz./Laurel Springs Academy) had the best round for the Waves with a 3-over 75, which put her into a tie for 26th place. She recorded a team-high three birdies during her round.
Freshman Grace Na (Alameda, Calif./Alameda HS) is tied for 56th at 78, freshman Liv Cheng (Auckland, New Zealand) and junior Kaitlin Drolson (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif./Torrey Pines HS) are both tied for 60th at 79 and sophomore Danielle Kang (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake HS) is tied for 72nd at 81.
Playing as an individual, freshman Danielle Gillaspy (Santa Maria, Calif./St. Joseph's HS) is in 94th with a 90.
Team Scores: 1. UCLA 293; 2. UC Davis 294; 3. Purdue 295; 4. Arizona State 297; 5. USC 299; T6. Arizona 303; T6. Texas 303; 8. UNLV 304; 9. Auburn 305; 10. California 306; T11. Oregon 309; T11. San Diego State 309; 13. Georgia 310; 14. Pepperdine 311; 15. New Mexico 312; 16. Denver 314; 17. TCU 322.
Top Individuals: 1. Giulia Molinaro (Arizona State) 69; 2. Laura Gonzalez (Purdue) 70; T3. Stephanie Kono (UCLA) 71; T3. Amy Simanton (UC Davis) 71; T3. Cydney Clanton (Auburn (71).
* playing as an individual