The Georgia women’s golf team competed in the 54-hole tournament, The Ally, from Oct. 19-21 and finished fifth for the second tournament in a row.
The three-day tournament began Monday and finished Wednesday, with the women’s team finishing fifth overall and the men finishing 11th.
Austria native Isabella Holpfer made the transition to Athens in August to begin her first season with the Georgia women's golf team this fall.
After a long offseason and a quiet summer, the men’s golf team is back and reunited for the fall 2020 season. While golf is an individual sport by nature, the Bulldogs expressed the importance of team camaraderie.
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In a field of six former and one current Georgia golfers at the 2020 U.S. Open Championship, only four made the two-day cut. Harris English, who placed fourth overall, was the only Georgia alumni to finish in the top ten.
Georgia golfer Davis Thompson is sitting tied for 14th in a 144-man field. He is the only amateur in the top 20 after the first day.
Thompson is paired with former Bulldogs Harris English and Brendon Todd, both of which he has played practice rounds with this week.
Returning from summers spent at home overseas, sophomore Georgia golfers and roommates Celeste Dao, Caterina Don and Candice Mahe’s apprehension about the pandemic has been tempered by cautious optimism heading into their fall season.