ATHENS, Ga. — Alison Crenshaw’s victory at the Southeastern Collegiate Golf Tour’s tournament at Cypress Lakes headlined a strong showing of individual results for members of the Georgia women’s golf program to start the summer.
Crenshaw shot 225 to capture medalist honors at the SECGT event in Muscle Shoals, Ala., on Wednesday.
In addition, incoming freshman LoraLie Cowart and senior Zoë Walker notched top-10 efforts this week. Cowart finished second at the Georgia State Golf Association’s Girls’ Championship at the Valdosta Country Club. Walker placed eighth at the Alabama Women’s Stroke Play Championship at Goose Pond Colony Resort in Scottsboro, Ala.
A trio of Bulldogs were in action last week as well. Caroline Craig and Isabella Holpfer both recorded runner-up showings in their summer debuts. Craig finished second at the GSGA’s Top 60 Women’s Classic, and Holpferwas second at the Salzburg Women’s Open. Caterina Don placed 13th at the Italian Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship.
Georgia wrapped up the 2020-21 season with an 18th place finish at the NCAA Championships last month. The Bulldogs posted top-5 team efforts in six of 11 events, headlined by a commanding 15-shot win at the NCAA Columbus Regional. Jenny Bae captured medalist honors in Columbus to complete Georgia’s sweep of the team and individual titles at the tournament.
Nine of 10 Bulldogs from this season will return for the 2021-22 campaign. In addition, that group will be joined by Cowart, who was named the Georgia Player of the Year by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association after winning the class 6A state title for Carrollton High School.