Chou places 8th at Big 12 Championship

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Kansas women's golf team concluded three rounds of play at the 2019 Big 12 Women's Golf Championship on Tuesday, firing a 928 (+64) over three rounds to finish in seventh place. The Jayhawks posted a 311 (+23) on Tuesday to conclude the nine-team tournament.

Yi-Tsen Chou led the Jayhawks in the event, posting a three-round 227 (+11) to finish in a tie for eighth place out of the 45-player field. After a steady first two rounds with scores of 74 and 75, the junior shot 6-over 78 in the final round. Chou finished with seven birdies total, earning her all-tournament honors.

Freshman Pear Pooratanaopa hit for par on 13 of her 18 holes and tallied a 74 (+5) in the final round to finish tied in 19th place at 231 (+15). Sophomore Sera Tadokoro improved nine strokes from Monday's round, posting a 77 (+5). She finished with a three-round 237 (+21) for a tie for 31st.

As a team, Kansas finished above No. 39 Iowa State (+65) and Kansas State (+75). No. 2 Texas won the event with an 887 (+13).