TULSA, Oklahoma. – After the first round of the event was delayed by two hours, the NM State Women’s Golf Program finally opened Monday morning at the Dale McNamara Invitational hosted by Tulsa at the Golf Club of Oklahoma.
Originally scheduled to start at 7:30 am (MT), the event did not start until 9:30 am (MT) due to bad weather on Sunday.
Once the game started, the Aggies overcame a slow start to end the day in seventh, ahead of nationally ranked Tulsa, UTSA, Kansas State, UTSA and Fresno State.
Directed by Amelia McKee and Alison gastelum who each sit at +3 overall, the Aggies shot a team score of +17 on Monday. After shooting +14 as a team in the morning, NM State rebounded from the 14-16 holes of the second round. The Aggies, led by McKee, are only +3 as a team for the second round.
After shooting a first round 77, McKee is currently two under par on 16 holes of the second round, while Gastelum has shot three birdies and three bogeys to sit tied on 16 holes. Gastelum shot a first round of 75 to sit at +3 for the championship.
McKee and Gastelum are joined at +3 overall by their teammate Alex Quihuis who used an opening round 73 to sit at +3 through 15 holes.
Led by Kendall Todd, who leads the 13-team field at -4 overall, UNLV is at -3 as a team. The Rebels are 11 strokes ahead of second place Nebraska (+8).
BYU is third at +13, followed by New Mexico, SMU and Sam Houston who are all tied for fourth at +15. The Aggies are one stroke off eighth place at Fresno State (+18) and five strokes ahead of UTSA (+22) who reside in ninth place.
Texas State (+25), host Tulsa (+28), Kansas State (+37) and Lamar (+50) round out the 13-team squad.
Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Location
NM State will close the second round tomorrow morning from 7:30 am (MT). Once all 13 teams complete the second round, the third round will begin.