Women’s Golf Preview: at Edisto Island Invitational

Women’s Golf Preview:  at Edisto Island Invitational

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate women's golf team continues its spring season on Sunday and Monday, March 31-April 1, traveling to Edisto Island, S.C. for the Edisto Island Invitational hosted by Charleston Southern at the par 71, 5902-yard The Plantation Course at Edisto.

The Edisto Island Invitational is a 54-hole tournament played over the course of two days. Sunday will feature 36 holes of competition with the first round teeing off at 9 a.m. The second round begins 45 minutes following the conclusion of round one. The final round tees off on Monday morning at 9 a.m.

USC Upstate is one of 16 teams participating in the two-day tournament along with Charleston Southern, Bethune Cookman, The Citadel, College of Charleston, College of Charleston (White), Delaware, Elon, James Madison, Morehead State, North Florida, Presbyterian, Seton Hall, Western Carolina, William & Mary and Xavier.

The Spartans are sending out a five-player lineup consisting of Pan Paksanont, Beem Pabsimma, Brooke Hutto, Anna Chanthaphaeng and Caroline Heustess.

USC Upstate is recently coming off a fourth place finish on Tuesday at the French Broad Collegiate Invitational in Arden, N.C. Paksanont and Hutto led the team individually placing in a tie for 11th place shooting combined scores of 153. Hutto compiled the lowest score of the tournament with a final round 75. The Spartans led the tournament in par 3 scoring and was tied for first in eagles, second in par 5 scoring and third in birdies. Paksanont ranked second among the tournament field in par 3 scoring at even-par and a 3.00 stroke average.

Live scoring of the Edisto Island Invitational is available on www.upstatespartans.com via Golfstat. Updates will also be posted on the USC Upstate women's golf Twitter page (@UpstateMWGolf).

The Spartans head to Morganton, N.C. April 7-8 for the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate.

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