Veres and Stinchcomb headline Tigers first-round effort at Valspar Augusta Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The University of Memphis women’s golf team began competition at the Valspar Augusta Invitational on Saturday, finishing the first round in 12and place in the 16-team event with a score of 318 (+30). South Carolina, ranked No. 4, leads Forest Hills Golf Club with a total of 301 (+13).

KEY MOMENTS

• Youth Brooke Veres and freshman Katie Stinchcomb led the way for the Tigers on Saturday, with each of the rounds carding 79 (+7) tied for 36and place after 18 windy holes in Augusta.
• First-year student Leah Dawson and fifth year Julia Matzat are tied 49and place with scores of 80 (+8).
• Completing Memphis’ effort on Saturday was junior victoria englandwho sits tied for 80and with a total of 85 (+13).

TIGER SCORECARD

T-36. Brooke Veres 79 (+7)
T-36. Katie Stinchcomb 79 (+7)
T-49. Leah Dawson 80 (+8)
T-49. Julia Matzat 80 (+8)
T-80. victoria england 85 (+13)

TEAM RANKING

1. #4 South Carolina 301 (+13)
T-2. #41 Miami 303 (+15)
T-2. #25 Olé Miss 303 (+15)
T-4. #14 Florida State 307 (+19)
T-4. Augustus 307 (+19)

12.Memphis 318 (+30)

NOTABLES

• The tournament was shortened from 54 holes to 36 holes due to high winds.
• The Valspar Augusta Invitational marks Dawson’s first tournament for Memphis. The freshman played the Lady Red Wolves Classic as an individual on October 11-12, 2021.

FOLLOWING

• The Memphis Tigers will be back on the course to wrap up competition at the Valspar Augusta Invitational on Sunday, with a shotgun start scheduled for 9am CT. Live results can be found on GoTigersGo.com.

How to follow the Tigers: For complete Memphis Tigers Women’s Golf information, visit www.GoTigersGo.com and follow the team’s social media at Twitter, instagram and Facebook.

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