Golfweek Fall Challenge: Loyola Marymount, UNCW win the team titles
UNCW Women's Golf Team (UNCW Athletics Photo)
In the Golfweek Fall Invitational at True Blue Plantation Golf Course in Pawleys Island, SC, UNCW won the Women's Invitational, while Loyola Marymount University won the Men's Invitational.
In the Women's Invitational, UNCW finished in first place at 10-over while Lipscomb finished in solo second place at 11-over.
Lipscomb started the day with a six-shot lead, but a 7-over final round from Lipscomb and an even par final round from UNCW gave them the comeback win.
New Mexico State finished in solo third place at 17-over.
On the Men's side, Loyola Marymount shot an impressive 47-under to win by one shot over Washington State, who finished at 46-under.
Loyola Marymount started the day two shots behind the Cougars, and a final round 16-under score propelled them to the victory.
Western Carolina finished in solo third place at 42-under, and Arkansas State finished in solo fourth place at 36-under.
In the Individual competition, Mallory Fobes of UNCW won the Women's Invitational with a score of 4-under.
Fobes shot rounds of 72-68-69 to win the championship.
Fobes teammate at UNCW, Victoria Levy, finished tied for second place with Emma Bunch of New Mexico State at 2-under.
In the Men's Invitational, Pono Yanagi of Washington State and Thomas Schmidt of Arkansas State finished tied at the top of the leaderboard at 17-under. Yanagi shot a final round 5-under 67 after opening with two rounds of 66.
Magnus Pederson of Western Carolina and Riley Lewis of Loyola Marymount tied for third place at 15-under. Pablo Hernandez of Western Carolina finished in solo fifth place at 13-under.
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