Clemson, S.C.—Clemson junior Savannah Grewal fired a final round 71 and finished in third place individually at The Spirit, an international amateur tournament at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas.
The one-of-a-kind amateur event features four person teams from 20 different countries. Each team had two men and two women. Grewal, a native of Ontario, Canada, competed for the Canadian team.
Grewal had rounds of 71-69-71 for a five-under-par score of 211. Her consistency was a big part of her success as she had just three bogeys in her 54 holes and at one time had a streak of 36 consecutive holes without a bogey. Grewal had 42 pars among her 54 holes to lead the field of 40 players, ranked second in par three scoring average at 2.83 and third in par four scoring average at 3.93.
Rose Zhang of the USA, the 2020 US Women’s Amateur Champion who is a senior in high school, won the tournament with a 206 score. Isabella Fierro of Mexico and Oklahoma State, finished second at 209. Grewal and Zhang were the only golfers in the tournament to score under par in all three rounds.
Grewal helped the Canadian team to a second-place finish in the team competition with a 641 score. The United States won the team aspect with a 620 score.
Grewal was Clemson’s second best golfer on Kelley Hester’s NCAA Tournament team last year and is third in scoring average so far this year. Clemson returns to action Feb. 13, 2022 at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Tournament in New Orleans, La.