ANDERSON, S.C. – After a layoff of nearly two weeks, the Anderson University women’s golf team is slated to return to the links on Sunday and Monday in Pinehurst, N.C. for Wingate’s Pinehurst Challenge.
In addition to the Trojans and host Wingate, 16 teams are tentatively scheduled to compete in the two-day event, including Armstrong Atlantic State, Barton, Catawba, Coker, Converse, King (Tenn.), UNC Pembroke, Lee (Tenn.), Lenoir-Rhyne, Limestone, Lincoln Memorial, Mars Hill, Pfeiffer, Queens, USC Beaufort and Tusculum.
The Trojans finished 15th at the event a year ago, with Sarah Timms’ two-day 179 leading the Trojans’ two-day effort, as she finished in a four-way tie for 57th. Garyt Hamilton (182) finished three shots further back and tied for 67th. Natalie Feder (189) shared 74th a year ago, with Braiden Furtick posting a two-round 190 and tying for 76th. Arista Setro (209) finished 85th.
In their last outing, the Trojans brought home 13th at the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational, hosted by Pfeiffer University. Furtick’s two-day 23-over-par 167 paced Anderson, while Feder and senior Katie Eskew each carded a 171 and shared the 45th spot. Timms finished two shots further back with a 173 and finished in a tie for 51st. Hamilton rounded out the Trojan contingent with a 174 and tied for 54th.