Wildcats Add to Lead at Clover Cup
MESA, Ariz. – Arizona Women's Golf followed up their leading performance on the first day of the Clover Cup by extending their lead to six strokes on Saturday thanks to its 4-under performance as one of only two teams to shoot below par for the day. Sophomore Vivian Hou used three birdies and an eagle on the front nine to propel herself to the team's best score of the round at 3-under par.
Vivian Hou, at 4-under par and tied for fifth, is one of three Wildcats to sit in the top 10 of the leaderboards heading into the final round of action. Senior Yu-Sang Hou is in a tie for third place at 5-under, sitting two strokes our of first. Ya Chun Chang, playing in her first collegiate event of her junior season, joins the Hou sisters in the top 10. Chang is two strokes behind Vivian Hou at 2-under par in a four-way tie for seventh.
All six Wildcats participating in the event in the team's lineup and individually finished the second day in the top 30 of the individual leaderboards.
Arizona was dominant on the longest holes of the tournament, ranking first in scoring on par 4's and par 5's. The Wildcats shot an impressive 17-under par on the par 5's through the first two days, which included three eagles.
The team's six-shot lead over second place Arizona State will carry them into the final day of action on Sunday as Arizona will look for its first team win since clinching the victory in 2020 Wildcat Invitational in dominating fashion.