Women’s golf finishes third at rain-shortened home tourney

Megan Garner

Updated Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:10 PM

TOURNAMENT: Earlham College Women's Spring Invitational
LOCATION: Richmond, Ind. (Richmond Elks Lodge & Country Club)
COURSE INFO: Par 72, 5808 Yards
EARLHAM FINISH: 3rd of 3 teams, 396
TOP QUAKER: T-4 – Megan Garner, 89 (+17)

THE SHORT STORY: Earlham College sophomore Megan Garner paced the Quakers in Friday's round of the rain-shortened 2019 Earlham College Women's Spring Invitational, held at the Richmond Elks Lodge & Country Club in Richmond, Ind. Saturday's scheduled second round was canceled due to course conditions.

OFF THE TEE

  • Garner fired an 89 (+17) on the par 72, 5,808-yard Richmond Elks course, and finished tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard. Claire Waggener was also among the top 10 with a 91 (+19), and was tied for seventh. 
  • College of Wooster's Tongtong Wu completed Friday's round atop the individual leaderboard and took medalist honors for the tournament. She carded an eight-over 80, and was three strokes ahead of teammate Megan Gronau.
  • Earlham carded a 396 (+108) on Friday and finished the round third among three teams. College of Wooster won the event's team championship with a 338 (+50).

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The Earlham College Women's Spring Invitational was the final event on the schedule for Earlham women's golf in 2018-19.