Oct. 19, 2006
CAPE TOWN, South Africa –
Florida State University All-America golfer Caroline Westrup is tied for 24th in the individual standings and Sweden is tied for fifth in the team standings after two rounds of the four-round Women’s Golf World Amateur Team Championship. Westrup is tied for 24th place with a plus-one over par score through the first two rounds and Sweden is tied for fifth place with England at minus-four overall. With two rounds to play, Sweden is just seven strokes behind South Africa.
Westrup has the second best score for Sweden with a plus-one total of 143. Westrup shot a 72 in the first round at De Zalze Golf Course, one of two courses being utilized during the event. She shot a 73 on in the second round at the Stellenbosch Golf Course. Westrup had two birdies for the second straight day as she shot a 36 on the front nine and a 37 on the back nine at Stellenbosch in the second of her four rounds.
The Women’s Golf World Amateur Team Championship is a four-day even which runs through Oct. 21. A total of 42 countries playing with 125 total players in the tournament. Sweden is the defending tournament and world champion.
Last season with the Seminoles, Westrup was an All-America and All-ACC selection. She was the first First-Team All-America selection since Nadia Ste-Marie 1989 and the first freshman in school history to be honored with All-America honors.