Tar Heel Invitational: Florida runs away with the title
Florida Women's Golf Team (Florida Athletics Photo)
Florida used a hot start to cruise to a team title at the Tar Heel Invitational at Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The Gators won by eight shots over Auburn, shooting 16-under and a final round 2-under. The Gators shot rounds of 280-282-286.
Auburn finished in second place at 8-under, shooting rounds of 291-284-281.
Florida and Auburn were the only two schools to finish under par.
North Carolina finished in third place at 6-over, Michigan State finished in fourth place at 7-over, and Kentucky finished in fifth place at 10-over.
In the individual competition, Maisie Filler of Florida completed the Gator sweep, shooting 13-under and winning by three shots over Casey Weidenfeld of Auburn.
Like the team, Filler got off to a great start, shooting an 8-under 64 in the first round. She made an eagle and six birdies in the bogey-free round. Filler held a two-shot lead and never looked back to secure her win.
Weidenfeld finished at 10-under and shot up the leaderboard in the final round, shooting a 7-under 65.
Monet Chun of Michigan finished in third place at 8-under, Laney Frye finished in fourth place at 7-under, and Kayla Holden of Tennessee finished in fifth place at 6-under.
ABOUT THE Tar Heel Invitational
54-hole women's college
by the University of North Carolina. Team (best four
scores out of five players each round) and individual
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