Oct. 26, 2013
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Purdue women's golf team held on to 13th place on the second day of the Landfall Inviational, hosted by UNC Wilmington at the Pete Dye Course at the Country Club of Landfall on Saturday. Sophomore Vinh-Hoa Ngo rebounded from a tough first day to shoot even par, 72 to lead the team to a score of 309 for the round, as the sit at 625 (316-309) for the tournament.
After no birdies in yesterday's 10-over round of 82, Ngo came back with four birdies on the second day of competition to counter four bogies in the sixth-lowest round of the day for the tournament. Junior Johanna Tillström, sophomore Brooke Beegle and freshman August Kim turned in the other three team scores for the Boilermakers on Saturday, posting matching scores of seven-over, 79 on the day.
Ngo sits a team-best, 10-over, 154 for the tournament and is tied for 33rd in the individual standings, followed by junior teammate Aurora Kan, who is tied for 52nd at 13-over, 157. Alabama holds the team lead at one-under, 575 after a team score of 209 on Saturday, while Duke closed the gap by a couple strokes with a team score of 288 to sit seven-over, 583. Alabama's Stephanie Meadow remains at the top of the individual leaderboard, posting her second straight day under par at 71.
The final day of the tournament begins tomorrow (Sunday) at 8:30 a.m.