Holmqvist Women's Golfer Of The Month
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Daniela Holmqvist of CALIFORNIA has been named the Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month for March, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.
Holmqvist, a senior from Stockholm, Sweden, started the month of March with a 1-under 215 (71-69-75) to finish one stroke off the lead at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational and led the Bears to the team title. In the month's second tournament, she posted a 2-over 146 (74-72) to post a fifth place finish at the Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Then capped off the month with the first medalist honors of her Cal career when she posted a four-stroke victory at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic at Kapalua Resort in Maui, shooting a 2-under par 214 (68-70-76).
Holmqvist had four rounds under par this month (out of eight), including two sub-70 rounds. She had a 71.875 stroke average in her three tournaments this month.
The Bears return to action with the Pacific Intercollegiate on April 16-17 in Half Moon Bay, Calif., followed by the Pac-12 Championships on April 27-29 in Pullman, Wash.
Also nominated for golfer of the month honors were Giulia Molinaro, Sr., ARIZONA STATE; Jess Wallace, Sr., COLORADO; Cassy Isagawa, Fr., OREGON; Sally Watson, Jr., STANFORD; Ani Gulugian, So., UCLA; Sophia Popov, So., USC; Mallory Kent, So., WASHINGTON STATE.
Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month
September - Giulia Molinaro, Arizona State
October - SooBin Kim, Washington
February - Manon Gidali, Arizona
March - Daniela Holmqvist