Aug. 17, 2001
WYLIE, Texas –
Florida State University sophomore Alison Curdt finished third at the Collegiate Players Tour National Championship at Woodbridge Country Club as competition in the event finished this week. Curdt finished with a three-round total of 229, only two strokes off the pace set by medallist Nichole Johnson. Johnson won the event with a three-round score of 227.
Curdt played consistently well during the three-round event with scores of 77-75-77 for her total of 229. She shot her personal tournament best of 75 in the second round to move into a tie for second-place with a two-round score of 152. Curdt had moved up from fifth place to second after the second round and was three strokes out of the lead heading into the third round. Despite making up one stroke on Johnson in the third round, Curdt was unable to catch Johnson and finished in third place.
Curdt, a St. Louis, Mo., native qualified to play in the championship based on her first-place finish at the State Farm-A.L. Gustin Collegiate Open in July.
Curdt begins her sophomore season at Florida State in August. The Seminole women’s golf team begins their 2001 fall season at the Mason Rudolf Invitational hosted by Vanderbilt University Sept. 16.