July 13, 2015
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Three University of Iowa golfers are set to compete in championship events this week. Senior Amy Ihm and junior Jessie Sindlinger head to Ames, Iowa, for the Iowa Women’s Amateur Championship, Monday through Wednesday, while sophomore Jessica Ip will play in Union, Ontario, at the Investors Group Ontario Junior Girls’ Championship, Tuesday through Friday.
Ihm competed in all six spring competitions, tallying a 76.7 scoring average — the third best average on the team. The senior shot a season-low second round 70 (-2) at the Mountain View Collegiate, and earned a top-12 finish at the BYU Entrada Classic with a three round 220 (+4; 75, 74 and 71). Ihm teed off at 9 a.m. (CT) today on the Coldwater Golf Links Course.
Sindlinger shot a third round 68 (-4) at the 2015 Westbrook Spring Invitational, tying the Iowa women’s golf record for second-best 18-hole score all-time. The junior competed in all six spring competitions and registered a 76.5 scoring average — the second best scoring average on the team. Sindlinger was Iowa’s top finisher at the 2015 Big Ten Championships. She carded a three-round 226 to finish tied for 32nd. She teed off at 8 a.m. (CT) today on the Coldwater Golf Links Course.
Sophomore Ip will compete in Union, Ontario, for he second-straight week. Ip will begin competition in the Golf Association of Ontario’s (GAO) Investors Group Ontario Junior Girls’ Championship at the Loch Match Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, with the second round set for Wednesday. Following a cut, the top-42 scorers will each earn a spot in the final rounds on Thursday and Friday.
The sophomore is coming off a top-15 finish at Investors Group Women’s Amateur at the St. Thomas Golf and Country Club where she carded a four-round 306 (+18).
Ip impressed in her first season for the Hawkeyes, competing in all six spring competitions and posting a 77.7 scoring average. She paced the team at the Lady Buckeye Invite with a three round 226 (+10) with rounds of 73, 73 and 80, finishing tied for 12th.