Barton women’s golf in 13th place after round one of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational

Barton junior Clare McMahon leads the Bulldogs after round one Monday of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational in Salisbury, N.C.  Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus
Barton junior Clare McMahon leads the Bulldogs after round one Monday of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational in Salisbury, N.C. Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus

by John Karrs

SALISBURY, N.C. – The Barton women's golf team shot a 314 (+26) – good for 13th-place – after the opening round Monday of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational at the Country Club of Salisbury. Catawba is serving as the host institution.

Limestone, ranked No. 19 in the nation, leads at the halfway point with a three-under 285 on the par-72, 5,973-yard course.

Individually, Barton is led by junior Clare McMahon (Red Deer, CANADA) and senior Sydney Turner (Montgomery, Ala.).  McMahon is tied for 32nd with a 77 (+5) while Turner carded a six-over 78, good for a 37th-place tie overall after 18 holes of play.

Lenoir-Rhyne's Abbey Hartsell is the top player overall with a three-under 69.  The Bears and UNC Pembroke are tied for second overall with a team score of 292 (+4).

The second and final round will take place on Tuesday.

First Round Results

Patsy Rendleman Invitational – First Round Results
Salisbury, N.C. – Country Club of Salisbury
October 8-9, 2018
Catawba College, host school

Par:  72
Yards:  5,973

1. Limestone  285 (-3)
2t. Lenoir-Rhyne  292 (+4)
2t. UNC Pembroke  292 (+4)
4. Anderson  299 (+11)
5. Young Harris  303 (+15)
6. Tusculum  304 (+16)
7. North Georgia  306 (+18)
8t. Queens  309 (+21)
8t. Mount Olive  309 (+21)
10. Coker  311 (+23)
11t. Erskine  313 (+25)
11t. Lander  313 (+25)
13. Barton  314 (+26)
14. Catawba  315 (+27)
15. North Greenville  321 (+33)
16. Belmont Abbey  322 (+34)
17. King  333 (+45)
18. Pfeiffer  389 (+101)

Barton's Individuals
32t. Clare McMahon  77 (+5)
37t. Sydney Turner  78 (+6)
46t. Shalie Williams  79 (+7)
53t. Kate Hawkins  80 (+8)
79. Kelsey Woodall  85 (+13)