Cougar Classic: Ingrid Lindblad and Savannah Grewal earn co-medalist honors
12 Sep 2023
by Amit Pandey of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Cougar Classic, Yeamans Hall Club, Ingrid Lindblad Rankings

Ingrid Lindblad and LSU (LSU Athletics Photo)
Ingrid Lindblad and LSU (LSU Athletics Photo)

23-year-old Ingrid Lindblad, the World No.1 ranked player in the Golfweek.com/Amateur Golf Rankings of LSU, and 21-year-old Savannah Grewal of Clemson shot a matching total of 16-under 197 to finish as the co-medalist at the Cougar Classic played at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, South Carolina.

Lindblad, a record 12-time winner at LSU, entered the final round tied for the lead with Grewal. Her remarkable second-round score of 64 not only equaled the school record but marked the fifth occasion in her LSU career when she achieved that impressive feat within a single round.

Additionally, Lindblad achieved another milestone by posting an aggregate score below 200 for the second time during her LSU career, concluding with rounds of 67-64-66 for a remarkable 16-under par total of 197.

Grewal, ranked 89th on the Golfweek.com/Amateur Golf Rankings shot 68-63-66 to match Ingrid Lindblad at 16-under 197.

Her second-round score of 63 not only marked a personal best but also contributed to her impressive tally of 20 birdies, the highest among all participants in the tournament. Lindblad closely trailed with 19 birdies.

Lauren Olivares of NC State finished in third place at 13-under and three shots back of Lindblad and Grewal. Olivares shot an 11-under 60 in the first round, marking the lowest score every recorded by a women's collegiate golfer.

Two weeks back, Grewal participated in the LPGA & Epson Tour Q-School Stage-I in Rancho Mirage, Calif., where she shot rounds of 67-68-66-72 to finish as the joint leader with Suzuka Yamaguchi of Japan at 15-under 273.

Grewal, who graduated with a major in Health Science earlier in May, is currently taking advantage of her COVID-19 year in 2023-2024 with her fifth year on the lineup at Clemson University.

In the team format, Ole Miss secured a comfortable victory with impressive rounds of 275-270-271, totaling 36-under 816, giving them a five-shot lead over LSU, who posted scores of 274-271-276, totaling 31-under 274.

Results: Cougar Classic
T1CanadaSavannah GrewalCanada70068-63-66=197
T1SwedenIngrid LindbladSweden70067-64-66=197
3MexicoLauren OlivaresMexico40060-72-68=200
4ThailandPimpisa SisuthamThailand40066-68-68=202
T5South AfricaCaitlyn MacNabSouth Africa40072-66-65=203

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54-hole women's college tournament hosted by the College of Charleston. Team (best four scores out of five players) and individual competitions.

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