Braselton, Ga. – Pan Paksanont and Anna Chanthaphaeng turned in the lowest scores of the day to lead the USC Upstate women's golf team during the first day of the ASUN Women's Golf Championships on Sunday from the par 73, 5839-yard Legends Course at Chateau Elan.
Upstate posted rounds of 321 and 314 and currently sits in sixth place of the team standings at 635 overall. The Spartans are ten strokes behind Jacksonville in fifth place.
Paksanont (81-76) and Chanthaphaeng (78-79) turned in scores of 157 and are tied for 18th place on the individual leaderboard after day one.
Sidney Dermody is two strokes behind the freshmen in a tie for 22nd position at 159 (84-75) and had the lowest score of the day with her second round 75. Payton Culler and Marley DeFreitas round out the standings for Upstate with scores of 165 (78-87) and 172 (88-84), respectively. Culler is tied for 28th and DeFreitas is alone in 33rd place.
North Florida currently holds a one stroke advantage over Florida Gulf Coast at 601 to lead the ASUN Women's Golf Championships. Individually, Lipscomb's Samantha Griffith leads two players by one stroke at even-par 146.
The final round of the ASUN Women's Golf Championships will tee off on Monday starting at 10:20 a.m.
- The Spartans finished day one of the ASUN Women's Golf Championships with a 3.48 stroke average in par 3 scoring, 4.37 stroke average in par 4 scoring and 5.56 stroke average in par 5 scoring.
- Upstate also compiled 94 pars and 14 birdies on Sunday.
- Chanthaphaeng collected a team-high five birdies while Paksanont added four, DeFreitas three, and Dermody and Culler one each.
- Chanthaphaeng leads the Spartans in par 4 scoring with a 4.28 stroke average and is 2-over on par 3 holes to go with a 3.25 stroke average.
- Paksanont ranks tied for fifth among the tournament field in par 3 scoring at 1-over with a 3.14 stroke average.
- Dermody also sits tied for fifth in par 5 scoring with a 1-over score and 5.10 stroke average.
- Dermody had a team-leading 23 pars while Culler contributed 21.