Memphis captures USA Women's Invitational

Ken Venturi makes the final putt on the 18th green during the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Congressional Country Club course in Bethesda, Md., on June 20, 1964. Despite suffering from severe dehydration and exhaustion due to the 100-degree heat, Venturi went to win the event with a score of 278.

Memphis captures USA Women's Invitational


Memphis captures USA Women's Invitational

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Memphis notched its first victory of the season, capturing the USA Women’s Invitational Tuesday at Azalea City Golf Course in Mobile, Ala.

The Tigers finished at 41-over 905, two shots clear of runner-up Jacksonville State and four shots in front of third-place South Alabama.

Memphis freshman Leighann Cabush took medalist honors, her first collegiate individual title. Cabush carded a 4-over 220 to win by two shots over Jacksonville State’s Anne Kathrin Albrecht.

The Tigers’ next tournament is the Lady Eagle Invitational on March 10-11 in Hattiesburg, Miss. Memphis is the defending champion of the event.


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