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: 73, Mostly Sunny
Scoring: Stats Following Each Day at tsutigers.com
Place After Round 3: 7 of 7 (+239)
Top 5 Teams:
|5.||Jacksonville State (B)||967||+103|
GLENCOE, Ala. --- The Tigers placed seventh place at the Chris Banister Golf Classic to open the 2018-19 season.
Haleigh Riley fired an 83 on Tuesday to lead the way for the Tigers. It is the lowest round for the junior at the course, spanning six rounds dating back to the fall of 2017. Morgan Rood and Savannah Szozda posted 89's, while Trinidy Pate recorded her first scoring round for TSU.
Freshman Kalee Rhodes was unable to start the round due to injury.
Dhani McDowell shot an 87, playing as an individual, on the final.
Morgan Rood (Started on Hole 10)
Haleigh Riley (Hole 10)
- Carded just three pars over the first nine holes.
- Responded with back-to-back birdies to start the second nine.
- On the par-3 No. 2, teed off from 162 yards away.
- Flew the green hitting the backside hill, rolling the ball back towards the flag.
- The ball came back, coming up just shy of a hole in one.
- Made tap in putt for birdie.
Kalee Rhodes (Hole 10)
- Was not able to start final round
- Withdrew due to injury
Trinidy Pate (Hole 10)
- Opened the day with a par on No. 10.
- Posted personal best round of tournament.
Savannah Szozda (Hole 10)
- One of seven players in tournament field to cut strokes in over each round.
(I) Dhani McDowell (Hole 10)
- Hit approach shot on No. 7 from 113 yards with a 9-iron to five feet of the pin.
- Sank the putt for lone birdie of the day.
Up Next: The Tigers will be back on the links on Monday, Oct. 1 as they play in the two-day, 54-hole F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate.
Leaderboard (40 Golfers)
1. Paula Vega (Jacksonville State) 69-73=142, -2
31. Haleigh Riley 88-93-83=264, +48
33. Morgan Rood 84-95-89=268, +52
T35. Dhani McDowell (I) 96-97-87=280, +64
37. Savannah Szozda 103-97-89=289, +73
38. Trinidy Pate 102-110-100=312, +96
39. Kalee Rhodes 90-93-WD=183, +39
|Dhani McDowell (I)||10||2||27||5||1|