The Women of Troy successfully defended their 2019 Pac-12 Championship Title with a 5-stroke win Sunday, April 25 at Stanford Golf Course.
The Trojans finished the event at five under 849 (283, 287, 279). USC entered the final round with a 4-stroke lead. During the round, host Stanford cut the lead to two strokes, but the Trojans pulled away with the win. Stanford finished in solo second at two over 854 (289, 286, 279).
The Trojans’ fifth win of the season was led by senior Amelia Garvey with a 5-under (67, 72, 69) second-place finish. In her best performance as a Trojan, junior Malia Nam tied for third at 4-under (68, 72, 69).
Seniors Alyaa Abdulghany and Allisen Corpuz finished 12th and T15, respectively. Abdulghany at 4-over (73, 74, 70) and Corpuz with a 7-over (75, 74, 71) performance. Rounding out the Trojans was freshman Brianna Navarrosa tied for 20th at 9-over (80, 69, 73).
With this win, the Trojans advance to NCAA Regionals at Stanford as a No. 3 seed. Head coach Justin Silverstein spoke of the trip back to Stanford, “We play really well up there, so it is great to get back up there so soon”, he said. “The course still provides some challenges, but we need to fight complacency.”
The Women of Troy look to win back-to-back events at the NCAA Regionals at the Stanford G.C. in Stanford, Calif.
USC men’s golf finished 8th at the Pac-12 Championships at the Mayacama Golf Club in Santa Rosa on April 28.
USC finished the event 7-over 1447 (356, 364, 360, 367) while Arizona took first place at 41-under 1399. Arizona State finished four strokes behind to trail at second place.
Freshman Shane Ffrench and senior Leon D’Souza both finished at 4-under tied for 20th with scores of (70, 73, 70, 71) and (69, 72, 69, 74), respectively.
Senior Kaito Onishi finished tied for 22nd at 3-under (68, 71, 75, 71). Rounding out the Trojans’ performance was junior Cameron Henry, who finished tied for 54th at 10-over 298 (76-73-74-75), sophomore Tyler Guo, who tied for 63rd at 14-over 302 (73-80-73-76) and senior Kyle Suppa, who finished 66th at 16-over 304 (78-75-74-77).