Women's Golf Tied for Fourth, Day One at ANNIKA Intercollegiate
LAKE ELMO, Minn. – The UCLA women's golf team opened its 2021-22 campaign tied for fourth place after 18 holes on Monday morning at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate at The Royal Club in Minnesota.
The Bruins are tied for fourth (-1, 287), along with USC and Arizona State, and stand nine strokes back of the lead, held by South Carolina (-10, 278). Duke (-3, 285) finished second on Monday and Wake Forest (-2, 286) was third.
Freshman Caroline Canales is tied for eighth after a 3-under 69 in her first collegiate competition, sitting just three strokes off the lead (Hannah Darling of South Carolina, at 6-under 66). Canales made a birdie on the par-5 ninth hole, par-3 12th hole, par-4 15th hole and par-5 17th and 18th holes.
Sophomore Ty Akabane is tied for 18th after finishing even par 72 on Monday morning. Akabane sits six strokes off the lead. She made five birdies, one bogey and two doubles. Akabane recorded birdies on the par-4 eighth hole, par-5 ninth, par-4 10th and 11th, and par-5 18th.
Freshman Zoe Antoinette Campos and junior Emma Spitz are tied for 25th (+1, 73). Campos, in her first collegiate competition, scored one eagle on the par-5 ninth hole. She also made a birdie on the par-4 15th hole and had four bogeys.
Spitz scored four birdies on Monday on the par-4 sixth hole, par-5 ninth, par-3 12th and par-5 18th. She also recorded five bogeys.
Senior Simar Singh is tied for 55th (+7, 79), making a birdie on the 5-par 18th hole. She registered six bogeys and one double.
Ranked No. 9 in the Golfweek preseason top-30 poll, UCLA will begin round two from the first hole on Tuesday morning (8 a.m., CT) at The Royal Club in Lake Elmo, Minn. Live scoring will be available by clicking here.