Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Heather Munro , five under par, only four off lead at Pinehurst No 1 

Scotland international team member Heather Munro, a member of Monifieth Golf Club and a broadcast journalism student at Elon University, North Carolina, is lying fourth, only four shots off the lead, with one round to go in the Pinehurst Challenge women's college tournament.
Heather, 21, has had seven birdies so far in rounds of 69 and 70 over the famous Pinehurst No 1 course which has a ladies par of 72 and measures 5,974yd.
Heather had birdies at the par-5 fourth and par-3 seventh plus 16 par figures in a bogey-free 70 in second-round halves of 33-37.
In her first round the Scot had birdies at the long second, short fifth, 12th, 15th and 18th with bogeys at the 11th and 13th in halves of 33 and 36.
Her five-under-par tally has her in fourth position in a field of 100 behind the Danish leader, Malene Kroboll Hansen (Coastal Carolina) who has had excellent scores of 68 and 67 for 135, to lead by one from Valentina Giraldo (Jacksonville State) (68-68) and Alix Lowe (Towson) (68-70) for 138.
Munro lacks support in the Elon team (594) which is only 15th of 19 in the team event, led by East Carolina (566) and Coastal Carolina (567) with Maryland (571) third.

Nicola Robertson joint third after first round of Patsy Rendleman Invitational

Meanwhile, Nicola Robertson from Dunblane, a final-year student at King University, Bristol, Tennessee, is lying joint third with a par 72 in the Patsy Rendleman Invitational at Country Club of Salisbury, North Carolina.
Over a course of 5,973yd, Savannah Hallman (North Greenville University) leads with a  70 from Megan Sabot (North Georgia) with Nicola Robertson sharing third place on 72 with Abbey Hartsell (Lenoir-Rhyne University).
There is a field of 90 players for this 36-hole event which ends today (North Carolina time).



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