Kate Smith retains including to her super-senior resume. The graduate pupil at Nebraska made headlines final month for a scorching begin at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur. Now, Smith is the Big Ten Conference particular person champion.
Smith, of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, went 9 below for 54 holes at TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio, and gained the convention crown by three photographs over Northwestern’s Irene Kim. A final-round 8-under 64 was key for Smith. That spherical included eight birdies – three of them in her first 4 holes – and tied Smith’s personal file for greatest particular person spherical in class historical past.
“What an amazing day,” Smith stated in a college launch. “I couldn’t be more proud of this team for their play this week. What a great day for the Huskers. Winning hasn’t really set in yet. My career at Nebraska has been amazing, and I wouldn’t have achieved this win today without my coaches, teammates and the support of the whole athletic department. This is a great day for Nebraska women’s golf.”
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