Cougs Finish Fourth at the Golfweek Red Sky Classic
WOLCOTT, Colo. – The Washington State women's golf team posted its second-straight top-five finish to open the 2021 fall campaign, as the Cougars carded two-over par; 578 to finish in fourth at the 2021 Golfweek Red Sky Classic. Senior Amy Chu placed inside the top 10 on the player leaderboard, as the Australian native concluded play in a tie for sixth.
WSU resumed the second round on Wednesday, Sept. 29, after play was suspended due to darkness the day before. The third round of the Golfweek Red Sky Classic was canceled due to inclement weather.
The Cougars finished out the second round at two-over par; 290. WSU moved up four spots on the team leaderboard in the second round to end the tournament in fourth place with a score of 578 (+2). By finish fourth at the Golfweek Red Sky Classic, Washington State has now posted top-five finishes in back-to-back tournaments for the first time since the 2019 fall season.
Chu shot two-under par; 70 in the second round to finish in a tie for sixth on the player leaderboard. The senior collected four birdies in her second go-around at the Red Sky Golf Club, as she finished the tournament with a score of 142 (-2). It is Chu's first top-five finish since winning the Meadow Club Invitational during the 2020 spring campaign.
Freshman Madelyn Gamble posted a top-15 finish for the second-straight tournament to begin her WSU career, as she ended play in a tie for 13th. The Pleasant Hill, California native carded an even-par for the second-consecutive round to finish the Golfweek Red Sky Classic with a total score of 144 (E).
Senior Darcy Habgood finished in a tie for 24th, while junior Jiye Ham tied for 34th on the player leaderboard. Both Habgood and Ham carded two-over par; 74 in the second round. Freshman Emily Cadwell concluded her second tournament with the Cougars by finishing in a tie for 54th.
East Tennessee State captured the team title at the Golfweek Red Sky Classic, as the Buccaneers carded six-under par; 570 through 36 holes of play. Denver's Anna Cathrine Krekling won the individual title, as she posted a tournament score of 138 (-6).
Washington State will take a quick break from competition over the next few weeks. WSU's next tournament is schedule for Oct. 15-17, when the Cougars head to the Stanford Golf Club to play in the Stanford Intercollegiate.
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