Women's Golf Wraps Up the Cougar Classic in Fourth Place

by Jenna VanHoose

CHARLESTON, S.C.— The UCF women’s golf team turned in a strong performance in the first tournament of the season with a team score of 829 (-23) after three rounds of play in the Cougar Classic hosted by Charleston. The Knights finished in fourth place behind a dominant field that included 13 teams from the 2023 NCAA Regionals.

Sophomore, Pimpisa “Sandwich” Sisutham turned in another stellar performance finishing in fourth place with a final score of 202 (-11). Sisutham tallied five birdies on the day.

In her first collegiate tournament, Molly Smith carded a score of 203 (-10) to finish tied for fifth place. Smith recorded seven birdies in the third round with a tournament total of 14.

Tunrada Piddon and Jess Baker rounded out the tournament tied for 39th place with a three-round score of 213 (E).

Brittany Shin finished her first tournament as a Knight tied for 60th place to record a score of 217 (+4). She logged a 35 on the front nine with a pair of birdies and a 37 on the back nine.

Rounding out as an individual, Emma Baier closed out the Cougar Classic with a final score of 226 (+13).

The Knights will return to action at the Princess Anne Invitational in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The event runs from October 5 through October 8 at the Princess Anne Country Club.