Kansas in Fourth Place after Round Two of Palmetto Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Kansas women’s golf team is in fourth place after two rounds at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at Turtle Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, with a two-round score of 591 (+15). KU shot a 303 (+15) Monday and trails third place Furman by one stroke heading into Tuesday’s final round.
KU sophomore Pornvipa Sakdee led the way for the Jayhawks in Monday’s second round as she shot a 71 (-1), the fourth time this season she has shot under-par for a round. Sakdee is currently tied for fifth in the 104-golfer field with an even-par 144. Junior Yupaporn Kawinpakorn carded a 76 (+4) Monday and is one stroke behind Sakdee with a two round score of 145 (+1).
Jayhawk senior Gabriella DiMarco tied Kawinpakorn in the second round with a 76 (+4). Her four-stroke improvement from the first round currently has her placed tied for 64th with a 36-hole score of 156 (+12). Seniors Minami Levonowich and Michelle Woods are both tied for 52nd after round two with an overall score of 154 (+10). On Monday, Levonowich carded a 80 (+8) and Woods shot a 82 (+10).
Coastal Carolina leads the 20-team tournament by 12-stokes of with a score of 574 (-4) over second place with a GRU Augusta who has a score of 584 (+8). Furman sits in third place with a 590 (+14), followed by KU. Individually, C.C. Buford of the College of Charleston leads the tournament by two-strokes with a score of 139 (-5).
The Palmetto Intercollegiate will conclude with 18-holes on Tuesday, October 28, as the Jayhawks will look to finish in the top-5 for the fifth consecutive time this season.
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