Event 1: Chris Banister Golf Classic
Hosted by: Jacksonville State
Location: Glencoe, Ala.
Course: Silver Lakes Golf Club
Details: Par-72, Yardage – 5,943
Weather at Start of Round: 71, Mostly Sunny
Scoring: Stats Following Each Day at tsutigers.com
Place After Round 1: 7 of 7 (+76)
Top 5 Teams:
|4.||Jacksonville State (B)||315||+27|
GLENCOE, Ala. --- The Tennessee State women's golf team took to the course for the first time for the 2018-19 season. The Tigers combined for a 76-over, 364, during the first round of the three-day Chris Banister Golf Classic.
Morgan Rood carded a 12-over, 84, on Sunday and is tied for 24th place. Haleigh Riley followed with an 88, two strokes ahead of freshman Kalee Rhodes. Trinidy Pate posted the final countable score with a 102, besting Savannah Szozda’s 104.
Dhani McDowell shot a 96 playing as an individual.
Morgan Rood (Started on Hole 1)
- Played the Par-5’s at 2-under on day one.
- The score was one stroke behind the top producer on day one.
- On the par-5, 7th, pushed drive to the right side and just stayed out of the hazard on the left on second shot.
- Sitting on top of a hill in thick grass from 64 yards out, hit wedge next to pin and rolled out to nine feet.
- Sank the left-to-right putt for birdie.
Haleigh Riley (Hole 1)
- Cut three strokes off best round from the 2017 Chris Banister Classic.
Kalee Rhodes (Hole 1)
Trinidy Pate (Hole 1)
- Recorded first collegiate chip-in on No. 7.
- Hit 56-degree wedge from 30 yards out to save par.
Savannah Szozda (Hole 1)
(I) Dhani McDowell (Hole 1)
- Best hole #14 (Mindbreaker course #5)
- Hit driver to the middle-left of the fairway on No. 14.
- Hit pitching wedge to 10 feet of the pin on third shot.
- Birdie putt rolled over right edge of the hole, setting up a tap in for par.
Day Two: The second round begins at 7:30 a.m. on Monday with individual tee times. Dhani McDowell will be the first Tiger on the course at 8:32 a.m.
Leaderboard (40 Golfers)
1. Paula Vega (Jacksonville State) 69, -3
T24. Morgan Rood 84, +12
31. Haleigh Riley 88, +16
34. Kalee Rhodes 90, +18
T36. Dhani McDowell (I) 96, +24
38. Trinidy Pate 102, +30
39. Savannah Szozda 104, +31
Second Round Tee Times (from Hole 1):
8:32 a.m. - Dhani McDowell (I)
8:41 a.m. - Savannah Szozda
8:50 a.m. - Trinidy Pate
8:59 a.m. - Kalee Rhodes
9:08 a.m. - Haleigh Riley
9:17 a.m. - Morgan Rood
|Dhani McDowell (I)||8||4||39||--||--|