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On Monday the Mizzou women’s golf team teed off at the Wild Eggs Cardinal Cup in Simpsonville, Ky. for its second tournament of the season. Currently at 23-over par, the Tigers are in a tie for third with Georgia State at the end of day one.
Hosted by the University of Louisville, the 54-hole event is broken down into two rounds with 36 holes on day one and 18 holes on day two.
Louisville is currently placed first after a 15-over-par finish and a score of 591. Shooting 294 in the first round, the Cardinals rallied with a score of 297 to surpass four teams and take the lead in the second round.
In the Cardinal Cup’s nine-year history, the Louisville Cardinals have won the tournament three times and have two second place finishes.
Among the 12 competitors playing as individuals, Mizzou junior Taylor Gohn is currently seated at second place after an impressive one-over-par finish after two rounds. Gohn shot a notable nine birdies in her first 36 holes. She is looking to improve from her 39th place finish from last weekend’s Chip-N Club Invitational.
Other Tigers competing individually include freshman Katherine Hepler and sophomores Alina Rogers and Laura Kraft. All three are currently heading into day two in a tie for 18th place with a respectable six-over-par. Freshman Michelle Butler has also made her way into the top 30 individuals after day one, sitting at 26th place.
Day two of the tournament is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.