Sept. 19, 2011
Vail, Colo. - Kaitlin Higginbotham fired an opening round three-under 69 to tie for the lead at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club.
Led by Higginbotham, the Coastal Carolina women's golf team posted a nine-over 297 putting them in a tie for second with Oregon. They are three back of tournament leader UC Davis.
Starting on the back nine, Jessica Alexander shot a three-under 33 opening nine but a late double bogey pulled her back to even for the day, putting her in four-way tie for sixth. Brittany Henderson carded an opening round 77 followed by Frida Castillo (79) and Courtney Boe (81).
Play continues at Noon tomorrow and you can follow the Chanticleers live at Golfstat.com.