FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – It’s a busy week in University of Arkansas women’s golf with several student-athletes taking part in amateur events all over the world.
Four Razorbacks are participating in the Mexican Women’s Amateur Championship in Mexico City. Razorback junior Jordy LaBarbera posted a 2-over 38–36—74 and is tied for fourth-place after the first round.
Two-time defending champion Maria Fassi started strong shooting a 3-over 37-38–75 and is tied for sixth-place after the first round. Fassi was one over on the front nine after a bogey on the eighth hole and was 2-over on the back nine.
Cara Gorlei and Summar Roachell are tied for 12th overall with identical first round scores of 39–38—77. The 46-player event continues through Thursday at the Club d Golf Bellavista.
Razorback sophomore Kaylee Benton is taking part in an event on the Cactus Tour at Sun City County Club in Goodyear, Arizona, this week. She is one of 14 players in the event and one of seven amateurs competing in the tournament.
Benton fired a first round 5-over 39–38—77 and is tied for second overall. Here is a look at Benton’s scorecard:
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