Kaitlyn Papp (seen competing in the Women's Amateur at Augusta National last year) and her Texas teammates placed fifth in an event in South Carolina. [MICHAEL HOLAHAN/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE]

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Texas women’s golf team finishes third at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

Posted February 11th, 2020

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The top-ranked Texas women’s golf team finished in third place at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. on Tuesday.

Texas shot 855 through three rounds to finish 3 over par. The Longhorns had their best round Tuesday, shooting 281. Duke won the event, eight strokes ahead of the Longhorns. Southern Cal finished in second place, one shot ahead of Texas.

Sophie Guo finished tied for 7th to lead Texas as she shot a 2-under-par 211.

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Kaitlyn Papp finished 11th one shot behind Guo. Both Papp and Guo shot 69, a tournament best for Texas, in the second round.

Agathe Laisne tied for 18th, shooting 215 overall.

Emilee Hoffman tied for 25th after shooting 219.

Sara Kouskova shot 222 to finish tied for 44th.

Kaleigh Telfer of Auburn took medalist honors after shooting a 6-under-par 207 for the tournament.

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