Jaguars Claim First Title At 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguar's women's golf team won their home event at the 11th-annual 3M Augusta Invitational, besting the 16-team field at three-under par to win by 10 strokes at Forest Hills Golf Club on Saturday. Teams played 36 holes in a shotgun format for the final two rounds and the Jags shot eight under in round three.
No. 42 nationally-ranked Augusta shaved 15 strokes from round one to round two with a 283 (-5) to take the lead by one stroke over No. 33 Furman heading into the final 18 holes. The Jags finished three shots under par with a round-three 280 (-8).
The Jaguars have taken home the team title twice and individual medalist honors three times. Casey Kennedy won the 2011 even, Amanda Smith won in 2006, and Lauren Smith in 2005. The Jaguars finished runnerup in 2006-07, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2010-11, and 2011-12.
With six holes remaining, Augusta had a seven-stroke lead and held on for the win to deny Coastal Carolina from defending their 2015 title. Augusta first year Head Coach Caroline Hegg grabs her first win in Augusta.(Read More)
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Forest Hills Golf Club
March 11-13, 2016