ND Women’s Golf
Irish struggle in harsh conditions at Landfall Tradition
Observer Sports Staff | Monday, October 29, 2018
Notre Dame finished 17th overall at the 2018 Landfall Tradition at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, North Carolina on Sunday.
With tough conditions to deal with on the Dye Course of the Country Club of Landfall this weekend, seniors Isabella DiLisio and Emma Albrecht managed to bear down, each shooting a 77 in the last round. Their scores lead the team for Sunday. Junior Mia Ayer and sophomore Abby Heck shot 78 in that same round to help the Irish put up a fight as the tournament came to a close.
Heavy rain on Saturday resulted in the first round on Friday being concluded on Saturday morning, with the second round later in the afternoon. The Irish shot scores of 310 and 311, respectively, putting them in 18th place heading into the final round Sunday.
Duke won the tournament, finishing with a final score of 879, which left the Blue Devils 15-over par. South Carolina closed behind the Blue Devils, shooting a final score of 881, which left them 17-over par. Arkansas finished just one stroke behind the Gamecocks of South Carolina, finishing the tournament with an 18-over par 882. Notre Dame finished with a final score of 931, which left the Irish 67-over par. The Irish finished in front of only University of North Carolina Wilmington, who were one stroke behind the Notre Dame.
Individually for the Irish, Albrecht shot a 14-over par 230, the best score for the Irish this weekend. Heck shot a 17-over par 233, DiLisio and Ayer shot a 18-over par 234, and freshman Claire Albrecht shot a 39-over par 255. Emma Albrecht finished atop the leaderboard for the Irish, as she placed tied for 48th on the individual leaderboard. Virginia Elena Carta of Duke finished atop the individual leaderboard with an even-par 216.
With the Landfall Tradition concluding the fall season, the Irish will be idle until Feb. 18, when they will head to Melbourne, Florida for the Moon Golf Invitational hosted by Louisville.