Dordt College News

Women's Golf Competes In GPAC Golf Tuesday

April 8, 2013

Meet… GPAC Qualifier #3 will be played on Tuesday, April 8 Southern Hills Country Club in Hastings, Nebraska.  The course is set up for 5,273 yards for women’s play.

Participants… All 11 GPAC schools will field teams in the GPAC Qualifier.

Last Year… The Dordt College Defender women's golf team placed sixth in GPAC Qualifier #3 at Holmes Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska on Tuesday, April 10. The Defenders totaled 369 on a day when the low score was a 320 shot by Dakota Wesleyan.

Dordt was paced by Renae Visser's 89 and Kim Brumfield carded a 90 and Justean De Groot a 91.

The medalist for the day was Dakota Wesleyan's Dani Bellet with a 73.

Dordt finished the day two shots out of fifth place and eight shots out of fourth. Visser's total was 17th overall and Brumfield was 20th.

Last Time Out… Renae Visser earned medalist honors at the the Midland Spring Invite on Wednesday, April 3 with a low score of 83 in the single day event.

Visser's score was four strokes better than her nearest competitor and was 10 over par on the par 73, 5847 yard course.

Dordt's Angela Johnson and Bekah Benson each shot 106's as Dordt sent an abbreviated squad to Fremont, Nebraska on Wednesday.

GPAC Qualifer History… Dordt College finished tenth at GPAC Qualifier #2 held at Wilderness Ridge in Lincoln, Nebraska on Wednesday, October 3. The Defenders shot a 388 in a tightly contested team race and were just 12 shots out of sixth place.

The Defenders were led by Raeann DeRouse with a 95 for 32nd place and Kimberly Brumfield had a 96 for 38th. Renae Visser and Angela Johnson shot a 98 and 99 respectively for Dordt's other two counting scores.

Dakota Wesleyan won the event with a 333 led by Lauren Fitts's 79 for medalist honors.
Wilderness Ridge was set up for par-71 and 5,965 yards.

The Lineup… Renae Visser leads the Defenders with a 90.1 scoring average through seven rounds of play and Kim Brumfield is at 92.6.  Raeanne DeRousse has also broken 100 for her average so far and has a 98 average in six rounds of action.

After This…Dordt is scheduled to go to the Morningside Invite on Friday, April 12.

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