King, Hebbel win the Agnes McAmis Memorial

King, Hebbel win the Agnes McAmis Memorial

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – In their final tune-up before the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women's golf team won their first tournament of the season, finishing the two-round Agnes McAmis Classic with a stroke total of 610 to win by 10 strokes. Fiona Hebbel earned individual medalist honors, carding a one-under 143 in the tournament, her first career win.

THE BASICS
KING RESULTS: 1st of 13 (610)
LOCATION: Link Hills Country Club; Greeneville, Tenn.
COURSE DETAILS: par 72, 5910 yards

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The first round was suspended on Monday morning, and Hebbel came back on Tuesday and finished her first round of one-over 73 before carding the lowest round of her career.
  • She shot two-under 70 in the second round, giving her the title with a score of 143.
  • The Tornado duo of Daphne Chang and Nicola Robertson finished 12th with stroke totals of 156. Chang carded a 79 in the first round and followed with a 77 in the second round.
  • Robertson shot 81 in the opening round, bettering that with a 75 in the final round.
  • Samantha Taylor finished 19th, shooting one-over 73 in the first round and followed it with an 85 in the second round to finish with a total of 158.
  • Emilie Olstad rounded out the team, shooting 85 in the first round and 82 in the second round for a total of 167.
  • Playing as an individual, Autumn Bergendahl shot 175, carding an 86 in the first round and 89 in the second round.

FOR THE FOES

  • The second place finisher was seven strokes behind Hebbel as a pair of individuals carded 150.
  • Wingate University finished second behind King with a stroke total of 620 while Coker College took third at 622.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • The win for Hebbel was the first of her career as she posted her lowest 36-hole score. Her previous low was 149 at the King University Invitational.
  • The win for King is the first tournament victory since winning twice in 2014-15. That season, the Tornado won the Converse College Invitational and the King University Invitational.

UP NEXT

  • King is in action again on April 23-25 at the Conference Carolinas Championship that will be held at Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C.