Wednesday 19 October 2016

Connie Jaffrey wins in North Carolina

Connie Jaffrey with Kirsti Knight - Head Kansas Coach

GREENVILLE, North Carolina – Third-year Kansas State University student Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) from Kilwinning, Ayrshire, took home the Greenville Regional Preview individual title on Tuesday as she led the Kansas State women’s golf team to a third-place finish at the par-72, 6,122-yard Brook Valley Country Club.
Jaffrey, a former Scottish U18 girls champion, with rounds of 71,75 and 73 for an aggregate of three-over-par 219, earned the second individual win of her US college golf career and the 13th individual title in K-State women's golf history. The Wildcats shot a 50-over par 914 for the tournament, finishing one shot back of Augusta for second place and 19 behind team title winners Texas Christian University.
“Connie played exceptionally well on a very difficult course,” said head coach Kristi Knight. “I am very proud of her and this entire team. A top-three finish in this field is great.”

Top Individuals: 
1. Connie Jaffrey, Kansas State, 71-75-73—219 (+3)
T2. Alice Hewson, Clemson, 76-74-71—221 (+5)
T2. Emmy Martin, Texas Christian, 75-73-73—221 (+5);
T4. Brooke Graebe, TCU, 74-76-73—223 (+7);