The Southern Miss women’s golf team was tied for third place after the opening day of the Tulane Classic Presented by Chad Brownstein. Elena Melich led all Golden Eagles with her fifth-place finish after the first 18 holes. Melich carded a two-over par 74, while Alma Betoret finished with a four-over 76.
Merche Corbacho was the only other Southern Miss golfer to shoot sub-80, finishing with a five-over 79. Fernanda Gorostiaga and Momoka Ando rounded out the team score with an 80 and 81, respectively. Taylor Trible, playing as a individual, shot an eight-over 80. Betoret and Corbacho both drained a team-high three birdies over the first round. Purdue leads the field after shooting an 11-over 299.
Follow the Golden Eagles at the Tulane Golf Classic Presented by Chad Brownstein here: https://southernmiss.com/news/2023/2/12/womens-golf-golden-eagles-in-third-at-tulane-classic-presented-by-chad-brownstein.aspx