Clarksville, Tenn. – The Tennessee State women’s golf cut 14 strokes off from the first round performance at the F&M Bank Austin Peay Intercollegiate. The Tigers finished with a 346 over the final round on the Par-72, 5,960 yard Clarksville Country Club.
Merkel dropped eight strokes during Tuesday’s round by hitting six fairways, nine greens, making 33 putts and converting up-and-downs on 10 and 14. On the par-4, 14th, Merkel hit a drive into the right side tree line off the box and punched out to set up a wedge shot to 10 feet from the hole. The putt helped save par.
Spicer used a 4-over, 40 on the back nine to finish with the Tigers second lowest two-day total. Spicer recorded nine pars on the day as she hit nine of 13 fairways.
Dap opened the day on the par-5, 16th, where she hit one of her nine fairways and found one of the 11 greens on the day as she started with a par. Dap shot a 39 on the back nine and equaled Spicer for the second lowest Tigers score during round two.
The Tigers will compete in the final event of the fall on Oct. 28-29 at the Charles Braun Jr. Intercollegiate. The tournament hosted by the University of Evansville will consist of two 18-hole rounds.