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Alabama Women’s Golf Completes Opening Round Play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Alabama Women’s Golf Completes Opening Round Play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Alabama women’s golf team is in a tie for 10th place after Monday’s opening round of play at the 11th annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. The Crimson Tide finished the first 18 holes of the three-day, 54-hole tournament with a team score of 13-over 297.

Three UA golfers ended round one among the top-25 individuals to lead the Crimson Tide on the day. Kynadie Adams, Benedetta Moresco and Isabella van der Biest each tied for 23rd place with at 2-over par 74 to pace the Tide.

The three-day, 54-hole annual event is being played at the par 71, 6,281 yard Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Round One Highlights

  • The Crimson Tide began the day on the 10th hole and finished its front nine at 3-under par for a hot start out of the gates
  • Alabama combined for 10 birdies through the first nine holes including three by Isabella van der Biest
  • van der Biest ended her round with four birdies on the day which is tied for fourth among all golfers in the field
  • Kynadie Adams, Benedetta Moresco and van der Biest each carded rounds of 2-over par 73
  • Sarah Edwards is in a tie for 68th position at 7-over par 78, while Emilie Øverås rounds out the Tide starting five at 8-over 79 and is in a tie for 73rd overall

Tournament Highlights

  • All three days of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate will be televised live on Golf Channel, 1:30-4:30 p.m. CT.
  • All but two teams in the 17-team field are ranked among the top-50 teams in the nation according to, including 12 teams in the top 25 and six inside the top 10
  • No. 4 LSU and No. 6 South Carolina lead the field at 1-under par and were the only two teams to shoot par or better on the day
  • No. 15 Auburn (+1), No. 2 Wake Forest (+7) and No. 9 Baylor (+7) round out the top five teams in the clubhouse
  • The Tide ranks second in the field with 13 birdies as a team

Up Next

  • Alabama will tee off the second round at 9:10 a.m. CT and is paired up with Georgia and Virginia
  • Live coverage on the Golf Channel begins at 1:30 p.m. CT
  • In addition to the live television coverage on the Golf Channel, livestats can followed throughout on

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