Cougs Sit In Fourth Place After 36 Holes of Play at the Westbrook Invitational
PEORIA, Ariz. – The Washington State women's golf team sits in fourth place on the team leaderboard after two rounds of play at the Westbrook Invitational. Redshirt freshman Jinyu Wu carded 3-under par; 141 and finished her day in a tie for seventh on the player leaderboard.
Wu, who is making her WSU debut at this tournament, got the Westbrook Invitational started by shooting 2-under par; 70 in the first round. She followed that up by carding 1-under; 70 in the second round to end the first day of competition as a Coug in a tie for seventh place. Wu collected a total of six birdies on the day, posting three each in the first and second rounds.
Washington State will open the third and final round of the Westbrook Invitational in fourth place after carding 1-under; 575 in the first two rounds. The Cougars ended the first round in fifth place after shooting even-par; 288. WSU shaved one stroke off its team score in its second go-around at the Westbrook Village Golf Club to finish at 1-under par; 287.
Junior Jiye Ham also ended her day in the top 15, as she carded 1-under par; 143. Ham began the tournament by shooting 1-under; 71 in the first round then shot even-par in the second to end the round in a tie for 15th.
Senior Darcy Habgood shot even par in the first round as she finished her day at 2-over par; 146. Habgood will open the third round in a tie for 33rd. Freshman Madelyn Gamble shaved a remarkable 10 strokes off her tournament score in the second round after carding 2-under; 70 in the round. Gamble got the third round started in a tie for 70th with a two-round score of 152 (+8). Senior Amy Chu was one of seven golfers in the entire tournament to collect an eagle in the first two rounds of play at the Westbrook Invitational, as she shot 2-under on the par-5 eighth hole. Chu and senior Cameron March, who is playing the tournament as an individual are each tied for 77th on the player leaderboard after two rounds of play.
Mississippi State sits in first place on the team leaderboard after two rounds of play at the Westbrook Invitational. The Bulldogs have shot 9-under; 567. MSU's Julia Lopez Ramirez and UNLV's Kendall Todd are tie for first place, as each golfer has carded 7-under par; 137.
The third round of the Westbrook Invitational will get underway Monday, Feb. 28. Tee time from the Westbrook Village Golf Club is set for 7:30 a.m. PT. Fans can follow all the action at GolfStat.com.
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