Florida State Match Up: Duke shoots second lowest score in team history
17 Mar 2024
by Amit Pandey of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Florida State Match Up, Seminole Legacy Golf Club, Katie Li Rankings

Duke Women's Golf team (Duke Athletics Photo)
Duke Women's Golf team (Duke Athletics Photo)

The Duke women’s golf team, the Blue Devils, shot 30-under 834 with rounds of 281-264-289. Securing the team championship at Florida State Match-Up held at Seminole Legacy in Tallahassee, Fla.

The Blue Devils clinched victory by an impressive margin of 10 shots, achieving their second-lowest 54-hole total in school history and securing their second victory of the season.

Florida State, the tournament host, carded rounds of 278-281-285 to register a runner-up finish at 20-under par.

In the individual competition, Katie Li, originally from Basking Ridge, N.J., scored rounds of 66, 66, and 72, totaling 12-under-par with a 204, securing a three-stroke victory.

Her score of 204 was tied for the third-lowest 54-hole score in Duke history on a par-72 course, marking her first Blue Devil freshman to win a tournament since Gina Kim in 2018-19. Li now joins the ranks of the 16 freshmen who have won events in Duke's history.

Li currently ranks 135th in the Golfweek/AmateurGolf.com Women’s Rankings.

Lottie Woad, a sophomore at Florida State, and Baylor senior Rosie Belsham both posted total scores of 9-under par, securing a joint runner-up finish at the tournament. Woad carded rounds of 70-68-69, while Belsham shot 70-66-71 during the tournament.

The Blue Devils saw three more players finish inside the top 13 at the tournament. Graduate student Emma McMyler carded rounds of 72-68-72 to join senior Anne Chen, who carded rounds of 73-65-74 for a T9 finish at 4-under par. Meanwhile, sophomore Andie Smith carded rounds of 72-65-77 to secure a T13 finish at the tournament.

Results: Florida State Match Up
1NJKatie LiBasking Ridge, NJ60066-66-72=204
T2EnglandLottie WoadEngland40070-68-69=207
T2EnglandRosie BelshamEngland40070-66-71=207
4ARMackenzie LeeNorth Little Rock, AR30069-68-71=208
5ItalyCaterina DonItaly30072-69-69=210

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