Two in Top-10 for Women’s Golf After 36 at Jupiter Women’s Invitational

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Two Dolphins sit within the top-10 and Jacksonville College ladies’s golf is fifth after the primary two rounds of the Jupiter Ladies’s Invitational Monday.
After a difficult morning, the scores plummeted within the afternoon, and Issy Hopkins is T5 and Casey Powell sits T10 with 18 holes to play at Johnathan’s Touchdown Golf Membership.
Hopkins was +3 by her first seven holes, however buried her first birdie of the day on the Par-5 tenth. She concluded her first 18 holes with eight pars over her closing 10 of the spherical. The freshman was correctly warmed up, and shaved 5 strokes off of her rating within the second spherical, climbing 13 spots on the leaderboard. She was -1 by her first 5 holes of the spherical. After giving a stroke again on her sixth, she instantly birdied the following gap. This jumpstarted a stretch by which she shot -2 over her subsequent seven. She hit a minor bump, with back-to-back bogeys, earlier than closing the day with consecutive pars for a 1-under 69.
She was tied for the very best rating on Par-3s within the subject, capturing -1, and moreover was -1 on Par-5s.
Powell was additionally in a position to shake off an up-and-down first spherical, by which she managed 9 pars and a pair of birdies. She began the second 18 with three birdies and eight pars in a stretch of 11-straight bogey-free holes to start the spherical. She gave two strokes again late, however scored three extra pars and sank her fourth and fifth birdies of the spherical on the Par-4 thirteenth and 18th holes.
She shot a 67, her lowest spherical in her profession and tied for the bottom spherical within the subject on the day, climbing 17 spots on the leaderboard, the most important mover total. Powell additionally tied the third-lowest single spherical in program historical past, the primary to file that rating since Michelle Forsland within the second spherical of the 2017 Jacksonville Traditional. She led the staff in Par-4 scoring, capturing even par.
Not far behind her two teammates, Gemma Burgess additionally turned in an ideal afternoon spherical, climbing 15 spots after bettering by eight strokes within the second and is T12. She handled some ups-and-downs early, however was principally good, making three birdies and 5 pars over her first 10 of the day. From there, she managed simply two pars the remainder of the spherical. She shook off the robust end to the primary spherical by parring her first seven holes of the second. She then buried back-to-back birdies on the Par-3 ninth and the Par-5 tenth. From there, she made 4 extra pars in a row, earlier than consecutive bogeys slowed her a bit. She closed the spherical on a excessive be aware, making two extra birdies in a row to finish it with a 2-under 68.
She was the third Dolphin to file a rating below 70 on the day, together with her 68 tied for the seventh lowest 18-hole rating in program historical past. Her -3 scoring on Par-5s led the sphere, and she or he tied for the staff lead in birdies on the day with Powell, making seven whole.
Ivete Rodrigues made 9 pars and two birdies in her first spherical, and was 5 strokes higher within the second to maneuver up six spots to T21. She birdied her first of the second spherical, made three straight pars and bookended it with one other birdie. She made eight extra pars within the spherical and added a further birdie, on the Par-5 tenth.
Jenna Fonda made 12 first spherical pars and a birdie. She opened her second spherical with 11-straight pars, a part of 14 within the spherical. Her 26 pars led the staff on the day. Freshman Maria Eir Goujonsdottir made eight first spherical pars and adopted that up with 10 within the second.
JU was the very best within the subject in Par-5 scoring on the day, capturing -1, and had been additionally the second-best total on Par-3 scoring. The staff’s 25 birdies had been second-most whole as properly.
The ultimate spherical begins with Fonda teeing off the primary gap at 7:51 a.m.


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