Hawkeyes Finish Play at Greenville Regional Preview

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GREENVILLE, N.C. — The University of Iowa women’s golf team concluded action at the Greenville Regional Preview on Tuesday, tying for 10th place. The Hawkeyes posted a final-round 310 (+22) — their lowest round of the tournament — at the Ellis Maples Golf Course for a three-round total of 937 (+73).
TCU took first-place (895; +31), followed by Augusta in second (913; +49), and Kansas State in third (947; +50).
Freshman Sophie Liu led the way for the Hawkeyes, tying for 12th overall. The freshman carded an on-par 72 on the final 18-holes to finish with a total of 228 (+12). Liu made par on 14 holes and added two birdies on holes three and 15 in the third round to climb 13 spots on the leaderboard.
“I thought the golf course was pretty hard to play, and the field was competitive,” said Liu. “The greens were very tough, and some of the tee shots were difficult. I’m happy with how I finished, due to the conditions. There are a lot of positives to take away from this tournament. I really enjoyed playing competitively.”
Senior Jessie Sindlinger posted the second-best finish for Iowa, carding a 76 (+4) in the final round for a three-round total to 233 (+17). She posted 35 holes at-or-below par – including six birdies — over the course of the tournament to tie for 26th.
Junior Jessica Ip carded a final round 81 (+9) to tie for 39th. Ip posted rounds of 80, 75, and 81 for a total 236 (+20). The junior registered 32 holes at-or-below par over the course of the tournament, including five birdies.
Sophomore Shawn Rennegarbe carded a three-round total of 244 (+28), posting rounds of 83, 79, and 82. The sophomore made par on 25 holes with two birdies in three rounds of action.
Rounding out the Hawkeyes was Morgan Kukla. The junior registered a 81 (+9) in the third round, tying for 76th with a three-round total of 246 (+30).
The Hawkeyes wrap up their fall slate at the Landfall Tradition on Oct. 28-30 in Wilmington, North Carolina.