TALLAHASSEE, FLA. Kansas University junior Meghan Potee shot a 3-over par 75 on to lead KU after the first round of the inaugural Florida State Match-Up women’s golf tournament at SouthWood Golf Club on Friday.
As a team, Kansas is in 10th place out after shooting an opening round 310, which is 22 strokes over par. Georgia shot a 2-over-par 290 team score to take a one-stroke lead over Tennessee into today’s second round of the three-round event. Host Florida State and Furman, KU’s match-up partner, are tied for third at 295.
The unique format of the tournament has each of the 12 participating teams paired with another team and playing with that common opponent over the first two days of the event. Georgia and Oklahoma are in first place in the match-up standings, with a two-team total of 366. Kansas and Furman are in fourth place with a 374.
Potee is tied for 21st overall with her 75. KU sophomore Michelle Woods is tied for 35th place after shooting a 5-over 77, one ahead of junior teammate Thanuttra Boonraksasat’s 78. Freshman Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot an 80 and sophomore Gabby DiMarco an 82 to round out the KU scores.