Purdue women's golf takes runner-up in home tournament

The Purdue women’s golf team played a solid final round, but couldn’t close the distance on Texas Tech to take runner-up honors at the Lady Boilermaker Classic, hosted at Ackerman-Allen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex on Sunday.

Posted: Apr. 16, 2018 12:28 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) — The Purdue women’s golf team played a solid final round, but couldn’t close the distance on Texas Tech to take runner-up honors at the Lady Boilermaker Classic, hosted at Ackerman-Allen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex on Sunday. The Boilermakers had the best team score of the final round, shooting three-over par, 291, but the Red Raiders held on to their sizable lead from the first round to claim the event title.

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Sophomore Micaela Farah and freshman Inez Wanamarta tied for the Boilermakers’ top individual placing, tying for fourth place at three-over par, 219, for the tournament. Wanamarta made 18 straight pars Sunday, marking her second consecutive round of par or better, while Farah shot her third straight round of one-over par, 73, dropping in two birdies Sunday.

Junior Covadonga SanJuan had the Boilermakers’ top individual score Sunday, shooting one-under par, 71, on the strength of two birdies and an even-par front nine. SanJuan climbed into the individual top-10 on the final day, taking seventh at five-over par, 221, for the tournament. Fellow junior Ida Ayu Indira Melati Putri had the fourth and final team score Sunday, shooting three-over par, 75, and finishing 12th overall at nine-over par, 225.

Texas Tech finished eight-over par, 284-294-294=872, for the tournament, besting the Boilermakers by eight strokes as they shot 297-292-291=880. The Red Raiders’ Gabby Barker claimed medalist honors, shooting three-under par, 70-73-70=213, and posting a five-shot advantage on the second-place finishers. Augusta’s Nicole Page had the top individual score Sunday, shooting three-under 69.

Purdue heads into the postseason next weekend, competing at the Big Ten Championships at TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio.

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