Texas A&M wins shortened MoMorial
Texas A&M won the rain-shortened MoMorial Invitational Sunday at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas.
The 54-hole event was reduced to 18 holes after rain forced the cancellation of the second round.
The Aggies, ranked 29th in Golfweek’s preseason poll, shot a tournament-record 2-over 290 to finish seven shots ahead of Tulane. Tulsa (299) finished third.
Texas A&M’s Julia Boland, a graduate student from Australia, and freshman Sarah Beth Davis shot 2-under 70 to share medalist honors. They are the first players in school history to win an event in their debut.
After finishing second at the Big 12 Championship last spring, Texas A&M finished 11th at the NCAA West Regional and failed to qualify for the national championship.
Tulane, which was ranked No. 27 in Golfweek’s preseason poll, finished 20th at the 2009 NCAA Women’s Championship in the program’s first full season since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005