Ham Paces the Way for Women's Golf on Day Two at the ASU PING Invitational
PHOENIX – The Washington State women's golf team shot a combined 309 (+21) in the second round of the ASU PING Invitational on Saturday, March 27. The Cougars will head into Sunday's final round at the Papago Golf Course looking to move up on the team leaderboard, as they'll start the day in 14th place.
Sophomore Jiye Ham had the best round of the day for WSU, as the Bangkok native carded four-over par; 76 in the second round. Ham began her day by collecting a birdie on the 10th hole. The sophomore heads into Sunday's third round in a tie for 39th on the player leaderboard, as she has shot 149 (+5) so far in the tournament.
Junior Cameron March shot a 77 (+5) in the second round, while junior Amy Chu and redshirt senior Emily Baumgart both finished one stroke behind March, as each golfer carded six-over par; 78. Baumgart, who is making her 2021 WSU spring debut at the ASU PING Invitational, posted a team-best three birdies on Saturday.
Washington State heads into the third round of the ASU PING Invitational sitting in 14th place on the team leaderboard, as the Cougars have posted a two-day score of 607 (+31).
Arizona State holds a two-stroke lead over Michigan for first place after 36 holes of play, as the Sun Devils have shot even-par; 576 over the first two rounds. Northwestern's Kelly Sim goes into the final round sitting atop the player leaderboard at 139 (-5).
Tee-time for the third round of the ASU PING Invitational is set for 8:45 a.m. PT this Sunday, March 28. Fans can follow live results by clicking the link here.
|Place||Golfer||1st Rd||2nd Rd||3rd Rd||Total|
|T-39th||Jiye Ham||73 (+1)||76 (+4)||--||149 (+5)|
|T-58th||Marie Lund-Hansen||72 (E)||80 (+8)||--||152 (+8)|
|T-60th||Amy Chu||75 (+3)||78 (+6)||--||153 (+9)|
|T-75th||Emily Baumgart||78 (+6)||78 (+6)||--||156 (+12)|
|80th||Cameron March||80 (+8)||77 (+5)||--||157 (+13)|
|14th||Team Score||298 (+10)||309 (+21)||--||607 (+31)|