MARICOPA, Ariz. – University of Iowa freshman Shannyn Vogler was crowned the individual medalist at the inaugural National Golf Invitational on Sunday afternoon at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club. It is the first title of Vogler’s career.
The Moline, Illinois, native tallied five birdies during her final round to card a 71 – her third straight round in the red. She finished the tournament with a five-under par 211, tying Amy Ihm’s 54-hole school record.
Vogler sat at one-under par through 17 holes, sitting one shot off the lead. On the final hole, Vogler pared the par four 18th, while the leader – Penn State’s Michelle Cox – carded a triple bogey to give the Hawkeyes their first individual medalist since Shawn Rennegarbe in the fall of 2018.
The Hawkeyes finished as the team runner-up in the tournament after shooting a final round 298. Iowa finished with a 54-hole total of 889 (289-302-298), 11 shots behind team champion Penn State (878).
The finish is the team’s highest since tying for second at the Chattanooga Classic during the 2021 spring season.
Freshmen Kaitlyn Hanna and Madison Dabagia both tied for 21st. Hanna had her best 54-hole performance of the season, shooting a 226 (74-74-78), while Dabagia fired a final round 76 en route to her 226 (70-80-76).
1. Shannyn Vogler 69-71-71=211
T21. Kaitlyn Hanna 74-74-78=226
T21. Madison Dabagia 70-80-76=226
T35. Jordan Amelon 76-77-78=231
T41. Paula Miranda 78-82-73=233
2. IOWA 289-302-298=889