Georgia Regents finishes fourth in women's golf tournament

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JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. — The Georgia Regents women shot 299 in Tuesday’s final round to finish fourth in the Briar’s Creek Invitational at The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek.

The Jaguars, who led after the first 36 holes, completed the 54-hole event at 31-over-par 895, or seven strokes behind winner Texas Tech. The Red Raiders, led by Kimmy Hill’s tournament-record tying 67, shot 286 in the final round to finish at 888, four strokes ahead of runner-up Penn State.

Clemson shot 298 in the final round and finished fifth at 899.

Penn State’s Christina Vosters shot 68 in the final round to finish at 215 and win the event by two shots over Coastal Carolina’s Lena Schaeffner (68) and South Florida’s Ashley Burke (70).

Josefine Nyqvist shot a final-round 73 to tie for ninth at 221 and lead Georgia Regents. Casey Kennedy (74) tied for 15th at 223, Jessica Haigwood (74) tied for 18th at 224, Eunice Yi (78) tied for 31st at 227 and Christine Duschek-Hansen (84) finished 88th at 251.

Lauren Salazar (75) tied for seventh at 220 to lead Clemson. Former Columbia County resident Ashlan Ramsey (75) tied for 12th at 222, McKenzie Talbert (71), a former Strom Thurmond standout, tied for 22nd at 225, Sloan Shanahan (77) tied for 49th at 232 and Jessica Hoang (78), of North Augusta, tied for 65th at 239.

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