(RMC Athletics release)
TEMPE, Ariz. – The No. 9 Rocky Mountain College women’s golf team secured a Frontier Conference championship by shooting 307 in the final round of the 2018 Frontier Conference Championship to win the event by 30 strokes.
Rocky entered the day with an 18 shot advantage over Lewis-Clark State College as the team’s took to the final 18 holes at the ASU Karsten Golf Club. The Battlin’ Bears went out and posted the low round of the tournament to pull away for the title with 957 total strokes.
As the tournament came to a close, Rocky led the field with 143 pars and 17 birdies. They averaged 4.47 strokes on the par-4 holes for the week, finishing 42 shots better than any other team on those holes.
Hayden Flohr closed out a wire-to-wire victory by shooting 75 on Wednesday to end the tournament at 232. He final round score was her best round of the week and included two birdies. Flohr finished the week leading the field with 33 pars and in par-4 scoring at 4.27 strokes per hole.
Eryn Ellis made a move on Wednesday with a 2-under 70 to finish in second with 235 strokes. The tournament’s only round under par included four birdies and par or better on holes 3-18. She finished with week with 32 pars and four birdies and Ellis led the field in par-3 scoring at 3.25 strokes per hole.
Anna DeMars joined Flohr and Ellis on the All-Tournament Team by shooting 78 on Wednesday to finish fourth at 241. DeMars shot 10-over par on the par-4 holes during the week and she carded 29 pars.
Amanda Conner finished eighth by shooting 252 over the 54 holes. Morgan O’Neil used a 253 to finish ninth.
By winning the tournament, Rocky secures an automatic invite to the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championships that are being played at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on May 22-25.