Jennifer Johnson won the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first tour title, birdieing four of the final six holes for a one-stroke victory over Jessica Korda and Pornagong Phatlum.
The scores are low this week in Mobile, where the Crossings Course delivers all kinds of Southern comforts for LPGA players.
The Player of the Year race in college women’s golf will go down to the wire this season. The candidates: USC freshman Annie Park and Stephanie Meadow, a junior at Alabama.
There are times in sports when the human spirit shows such resiliency. Just days after being diagnosed with cancer, Auburn head coach Kim Evans watched her Tigers advance to the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2010.
The Alabama Crimson Tide swept the East Regional at the Auburn University Club to advance to the NCAA Championships. The team won by eight shots. Stephanie Meadow shot a 13-under 203 total to claim her second consecutive individual title by six shots.
Alabama leads by 14 strokes over Tulane after two rounds with a 22-under 554 total in the NCAA East women's college golf regional. “It’s a matter continuing our momentum,” said head coach Mic Potter.
As Tigers coach Kim Evans went in for more testing, her resilient Auburn players improved 15 strokes on Day 2 of regional action.
It has been a lackluster final semester for Erica Popson, but the Tennessee senior opened the NCAA East Regional with a 67 for a share of the lead.
This week at the Auburn University Club, it’s all about earning a berth into the NCAA Championship. Tulane has accomplished the feat three times in program history.
Arkansas is the No. 2 seed in a solid NCAA East Regional field. Junior Emily Tubert, noting the depth of this year’s team, expects to battle at the top of this year’s leaderboard against top-seeded Alabama, the 2012 NCAA champion.