Stillwater, Okla. – Clemson women’s golf shot 293 (+5) to sit alone in second place after the first round of the NCAA Stillwater Regional, hosted at the Karsten Creek Golf Club. The Tigers are just one shot out of first, after Baylor surged late to finish at +4 (292).
The Tigers finished the tough course with two eagles and 11 birdies on the day. Savannah Grewal and Callista Rice are each tied for second at -1 (71).
“The girls were patient today and stuck to their game plan,” said Clemson head coach Kelley Hester. “They played disciplined golf under windy conditions on a really challenging golf course.”
Grewal recorded the Tigers’ first eagle of the day, with a three on the par-5 14, the longest hole on the course at 502 yards. Melena Barrientos recorded the other, on the par-5 18. Grewal finished the first nine holes of the day (10-18) at -1, then held even on the second nine (1-9). Rice finished the first nine holes at even, then birded her final hole of the day to finish at -1.
Barrientos is currently tied for 10th overall at +2 (74), while Annabelle Pancake is tied for 25th at +5 (77). Gabriella Tomanka finished the first round at +18.
The Tigers tee off tomorrow at 9:06 central (10:06 eastern). Live scoring can be found on golfstat.com and ClemsonTigers.com.