Sunny skies and strong scores highlighted day one of the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship from The Dominion Country Club in San Antonio, Texas, with the Iowa State women shooting a -1 (287) to put themselves atop the leaderboard after the first 18 holes.
The Cyclones used a team effort to vault to the lead with two 71s (one-under par) from Chayanit Wangmahaporn and Nattapan Siritrai, as well as a 72 and 73 respectively from Cajsa Persson and Parinda Phokan.
Oklahoma State and Texas trail ISU by just one shot after shooting even par 288s in round one to round out the top three on the leaderboard.
TCU (+6), Kansas State (+7) and Texas Tech (+8) finished four, five and six respectfully, while Kansas (+9), Baylor (+10) and Oklahoma (+14) round out the field.
On the individual side, Madison Tally of Kansas State leads after posting a -3 (69). Texas’ Sophia Schubert trails by just one stroke (-2), and five golfers are tied for third at -1. Five more individuals shot even par on the day, making 12 golfers in total that shot even par or better in round one.
Action resumes tomorrow morning with the leading teams teeing off last. Oklahoma, Baylor and Kansas get the action started at 8:00 a.m., followed by Texas Tech, Kansas State and TCU at 9:00 a.m. The final group consists of Texas, Oklahoma State and Iowa State beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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