by Chris Pfaff
On Thursday, September 7, the Xavier golf team took to the links at the Papago Golf Course, just north of Tempe on the other side of the 202 Red Mountain Freeway. The Gators opened up the 2-day, 8-team tournament with a 10-stroke lead at the end of the round 1.
On Friday, Xavier increased their lead by 7 strokes to win the Brophy Invitational by 17 strokes over 2nd place Casteel. Four of the eight teams finished with team scores lower than 700.
- _584 Xavier
- _601 Casteel
- _612 Pinnacle
- _631 Cactus Shadows
Amazing Stat: 5 of the top 9 individual scores (out of 43 golfers) were Xavier’s:
– 3rd at 141 strokes (-3): Alexis Lamadrid (JUST A FROSH)
– 6th at 146 strokes (+2): Isabelle Piazza (SO)
– 7th at 148 strokes (+4): Kalyn Doss (SR)
– 8th at 149 strokes (+5): Grace Rubelsky (SR)
– 9th at 154 strokes (+10): Lena Durette (SR)