Girls Varsity Golf
Wednesday 8/23/2017 @ 8:00 AM(A) Laker Invitational @ Lake Valley
GAME SUMMARYThe Waynesville Tiger Lady golfers opened their season today as they participated in the Lady Laker Invitational golf tournament at the Lake Valley Country Club in Camdenton. The weather was perfect all day as the awesome August weather keeps blessing our golfers with cool temperatures. 22 teams competed with the Columbia Rockbridge Bruins taking the team title with a score of 344. Camdenton's Amber Wilson was the individual medalist with a 3 under par 69. The Lady Tigers only had 2 players eligible today, so we didn't have a team score. The season has started off well for senior Victoria Hooker. Some middle of the round putting woes produced an 86, good for tied for 12th overall. I can really see the improvement in her game this season. She is on or around the green for birdie on nearly every hole. As the season progresses, many of those attempts will likely result in par or better. Like a lot of the players today, she had a few holes she would like to have another crack at as she had 3 double bogies. I had to keep reminding her that this was her first match of the season. As I have mentioned before, she is such a perfectionist and competitor that she never wants to score poorly on any hole. I really like her attitude and that is what keeps her scoring in the top 15 in tournaments. Junior Paiton Quinones got back into action today by scoring a 121, placing her 81st. Paiton's swing has come a long way over the last year. She is doing extremely well from tee to green, but the putter wasn't friendly to her today. We discussed how we would work on a consistent routine on the greens and that will help her tremendously. She has an awesome attitude and really tries had on ever shot. I am expecting her to greatly improve over the next month and score much better at our district tournament, which is at the Lake Valley course. The Lady Tigers will be in action again on Wednesday, August 30th, as they play in the Helias tournamnet at the Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield.