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After three rounds of play in the NCAA Women’s Golf Regionals four teams and one individual from the ACC will advance. In the Auburn Regional, Florida State carded the best score among conference competitors. The Seminoles placed second overall, Duke finished third and Virginia fourth. Wake Forest tied for second in the Norman Regional as the Demon Deacons advance to make it four.
In addition to the teams Virginia Tech will see their first player in the short program history (4th year) advance to the championships. The Hokies’ Amanda Hollandsworth delivered a 3 under 213 to tie for 5th. Her finish placed her among the top 3 individuals on a non-advancing team to qualify.
From the 384 participants selected to compete at four regional sites a total of 24 teams and 12 individuals made the cut. Teams and individuals will now have a shot at the 2019 NCAA titles.
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What did those final cards look like?
- Florida State -1 863
- Wake Forest E 864
- Duke +4 868
- Virginia +9 873
Top 10 Individuals
- T3 Jaravee Boonchant, Duke -3 Auburn Regional
- T6 Gina Kim, Duke -2 Auburn Regional
- T6 Amanda Doherty, Florida State -2 Auburn Regional
- T8 Anna Redding, Virginia -1 Auburn Regional
- T5 Amanda Hollandsworth, Virginia Tech -3 Norman Regional *Qualifier
- T8 Siyun Liu, Wake Forest -2 Norman Regional
Will History Repeat Itself?
The 2016 and 2018 NCAA Women’s Golf Individual Championship holders, Virginia Elena Carta and Jennifer Kupcho carded a +7 and par respectively. Carta and Kupcho are both seniors. Carta has been working her way back from injuries which have plagued her play. Kupcho is currently ranked the No. 1 women’s amateur player in the world. What type of finish will they leave fans with as they wrap up their college careers?
The NCAA Women’s Golf Championships will be held at The Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas, May 17-22.