Zeitler Named B1G Golfer of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Sophomore Lea Zeitler was named the Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the week, carding a career-best 18-hole score of 66 (-6) at the UNLV Rebel Beach Invitational in Las Vegas on Feb. 15-16, the conference announced Wednesday.

The Golfer of the Week award is the third of Zeitler’s career.

The Mieming Tyrol, Austria, native placed second in the tournament with a 54-hole score of 216 (E) and etching her name in the Iowa record books, tying for 10th on the top-15 individual performance list. Zeitler carded 30 pars and 13 birdies over three rounds.

Zeitler’s low score of 66 (-6) marks the lowest individual performance for 18 holes in the Iowa Women’s Golf record book.

Zeitler and the Hawkeyes travel to Kiawah Island, South Carolina, to compete at the Palmetto Collegiate on Feb. 21-22.