SORRENTO, Fla. The Alabama women’s golf team concluded play at the UCF Challenge with a final score of 8-over-872 to finish tied for sixth overall. The Tide shot a final round score of 3-over-291 Tuesday at the Red Tail Golf Club.
No. 1 Duke captured its second consecutive title at the UCF Challenge To Benefit Florida Children's Hospital by shooting a season-low three-round total of 851 (282-282-287) to finish 13-under-par and give Duke a nine-shot win against Purdue in the 18-team field.
Sophomore Rhea Nair concluded her tournament with a fifth place finish. Nair shot a 54-hole career best score of 4-under-212. The Dubai native shot a final round score of even-par-72 after turning in a career 18-hole best 3-under-69 on Monday.
Junior Kathleen Ekey placed tied for 18th overall after finishing with a three-round score of 1-over-217. The Wadsworth, Ohio native turned in a final round score of even-par-72.
Freshman Camilla Lennarth finished in 52nd place after turning in a three-round score of 8-over-224. The Sweden native shot a final round score of 3-over-75.
Senior Sarah Sturm placed 69th overall with a final score of 12-over-228. Sturm concluded her stay at the challenge with a final round score of 4-over-76.
Junior Laura Goodwin rounded out the Tide scorers with a final scorecard of 13-over-229. Goodwin shot a final round score of even-par-72. Freshman Courtney Harter, playing as an individual, turned in a final score of 8-over-224. Harter shot a 2-over-74 in the final round.
Alabama will have a quick turnaround as the Tide will head to the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic. Golfers will be at the first tee on Friday, March 14. The tournament is a three day event and will end on Sunday, March 16 at the University Club in Baton Rouge, La.