Bruins Third after Opening Round in Boulder

Bruins Third after Opening Round in Boulder

The third-ranked UCLA women’s golf team was in third place after the first round of the 29th annual Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championship at the Boulder CC in Boulder, CO.

The Bruins posted a team score of 287 (+3), three shots behind first-round front-runner Oregon (284, E). Stanford was between them at 2-over par 286. Washington was fourth at 289 (+5) followed by Arizona at 292 (+8).

UCLA’s three veteran players set the pace on Monday. Senior Erynne Lee, junior Louise Ridderstrom and sophomore Bronte Law were each tied for third place after posting rounds of 71 (-1). Lee and Ridderstrom were the most consistent. Lee’s card featured four birdies and three bogeys, while Ridderstrom recorded three birdies and two bogeys. Law fired off six birdies to lead the team, but struggled with five bogeys.

Both UCLA’s freshmen – Lydia Choi and Erin Choi -- posted scores of 77 (+6) and were tied for 42nd place.

Oregon’s Caroline Inglis was the first round leader after firing a 67 (-4) on Monday.

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