Women's golf places 12th in first varsity event

Hamilton College finished 12th out of 13 teams at the New York University Invitational, which was held in the Bronx, N.Y., on Sept. 15 and 16.


The NYU Invitational marked the first event as a varsity program for Hamilton women's golf. The team competed at club status for several years before this fall.

Saturday's first round was held at Pelham Bay Golf Course (5,918 yards) and Sunday's final round was played at Split Rock Golf Course (5,995 yards). Both courses played to a par of 72.

Anne Govern '15 paced the Continentals in a tie for 18th place with a 36-hole total of 165. Govern carded a 10-over-par 82 on the first day and posted an 11-over 83 on the second day.

Gillian Dudeck '13 finished in a tie for 28th out of 69 golfers at 169. Dudeck's 82 on Sunday was Hamilton's best round of the day. She turned in an 87 on Saturday.

The Continentals' four-player team total was 371 strokes on the first day and 373 shots in the final round for a tournament score of 744. Williams College claimed the team title with a 627. Middlebury College was runner-up (640) and Amherst College was right behind in third place (641).

Hamilton competes in the Mount Holyoke College Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23.

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