KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Converse College golf team currently sits in a tie for 11th place overall following day one of the Barton Invite at the beautiful Oak Point Golf Club.
The Valkyries fired a team score of 341 (+53), while Wingate and Florida Southern sit atop the team leaderboard after firing opening rounds of 313 (+25). UNC Pembroke's Madison Corley (70, -2) controls the players' leaderboard.
Tyler Dawson led the way for the Purple and Gold over the first 18, shooting a team-low 80 (+8) to sit in a tie for 15th, while teammate Grace Magera is in 41st place, finishing the day with an 85 (+13). Taylor Fisk turned in an 86 (+14) for 61st. Vienna Winalski (90, +18) and Bethany Thornbury (92, +20) rounded out the five golfers for Converse.
Round two will get underway tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. Tyler will kick things off for the Valkyries in round two on hole No. 16.