Making its spring debut on the course, the Elon University women’s golf team placed 10th out of 36 teams at the Kiawah Island Classic in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Phoenix shot a combined score of 920, good for 56 over par. Elon had combined rounds of 301, 315 and 304 in the three-day tournament.
Sophomore Sunna Vidisdottir finished tied for 17th out of 192 individual players for Elon. Vidisdottir shot a combined 226, with individual rounds of 75, 76 and 75, including 41 pars and a final-round birdie.
Sophomore Emily Brooks finished in a tie for 33rd, shooting 229 for the tournament with rounds of 74, 79 and 76. In her final round, Brooks shot a pair of birdies.
Freshman Kelsey Badmaev tied for 45th, shooting 232, with rounds of 75, 79 and 78. In her final round, Badmaev notched three birdies.
Junior Katie Partridge shot 233, good for a tie for 53rd, shooting 77, 81 and 75. Partridge had a birdie in her final round and parred her first nine holes of the round.
Freshman Taylor Wilkerson tied for 158th, shooting 259 with rounds of 88, 83 and 88. Sophomore Kathryn Buckingham competed as an individual and shot 239, placing her in a tie for 90thwith rounds of 77, 77 and 85.
Kent State University won the team portion of the event, with a score of 892, equating to 28 over par and 14 strokes ahead of second place Pennsylvania State University.
Boston College junior Katia Joo and Kent State freshman Wad Phaewchimplee tied for the individual top scores with 220s, four over par.
The next tournament for Elon will be the James Madison University/Eagle Landing Invitational, to be held in Jacksonville, Fla., on Mar. 14.