February 27, 2022 - by

Williamson Wins Individual Champion Title At Florida State Match Up

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (seminoles.com) – One of the Seminoles’ own, Amelia Williamson, took away the individual champion title on the final round of the Florida State Match-Up. The Florida State team came together to shoot a combined 296, which put them at 8-over par for the final round. For the three-day event, Florida State totaled an 875, 11-over par. They finished 13 strokes out of the lead, with #3 ranked Oregon taking the Team Champion title shooting a grand total 3-under par 861. Florida State beat nationally ranked teams in the Match-Up, such as Virginia Tech (+22), Arizona (+30), and Oregon State (+33).

Champion Amelia Williamson enjoyed an even-par front-nine with three birdies on holes No. 3, 5, and 6. She turned her even-par stretch into 1-under par on hole No. 16 after a bogeyless back-nine. She totaled 4 birdies for the day, which led the Florida State team three days in a row and as a whole for the tournament. Williamson also led the 69 player field in a collective amount of birdies, totaling 15 for the tournament, as well as Par 3’s, averaging a 2.83 (-2). She neared the top of the player stat leaderboard for Par 4’s and Par 5’s, averaging a 4.00 (E), and a 4.58 (-5). Her 3-day victory recap began on Friday when she shot a 2-under par 70, followed by her best round 4-under par, 68, and finally today’s winning round of a 1-under 71. She totaled a 209 for the tournament.

Senior Beatrice Wallin had her best start to the front-nine this morning for the three rounds, shooting a 1-under par 35, with a birdie on No. 8. Wallin started off with a struggle as she went +4 on her first 4 holes on the back-nine, but recovered with 3 birdies in her last 5 holes to finish even-par 72 for the final round. She finished T7 and neared the top of the player stat leaderboard for birdies in the 3 days.

Sophomore Charlotte Heath struggled in her final round of the Florida State Match-Up after shooting a 5-over par 77. With the toughest pin placements of the tournament being on the back-nine today, she managed only one birdie on the back, along with one birdie on the front. She still managed to stay near the top of the player stat leaderboard, totaling a high of 37 pars for the tournament.

Junior Elle Johnson had a near spotless back-nine, except for her final hole on No. 18, which had a tough pin in the right-center of the green that was placed between two ridges. She had one birdie for the day on the par 3, hole No. 5. Her score of 4-over par 76 placed her in a final tie for 26th. Johnson was also in the running for the player stat leaderboard having 10 birdies for the entire tournament.

Sophomore Alice Hodge had two birdies in her final round; the most out of her three rounds played. She was only 1-over par up until the last four holes of the round, where she finished +5. Her third round score of a 6-over par 78 led her to finish tied for 41st.

Kaylah Williams and Cecilie Finne-Ipsen finished their individual play in the Florida State Match-Up for the weekend. Williams had a rough back-nine and was unable to secure a birdie in

the final round. Her front-nine was nearly spotless except for one bogey on No. 3. Williams kept her spot in second out of the 9 individuals that played in the Matchup and finished tied for 20th.

Cecilie Finne-Ipsen continued with her improved performance over the weekend, shooting a third-round even-par 72, to total an 11-over par 227 for the tournament. Out of her three back-nines, she was most successful in today’s final round, carding a 1-over par 37, accompanied by 3 birdies for both nines. Her best front-nine was in round two, where she shot a 3-under par 33. She finished tied for 32nd, which jumped her 34 spots above her round one finish on the leaderboard.

The Florida State team combined for a total of 16 birdies (including individuals) for the final round, and finished with the most birdies out of the 12 team field, combining for 45 birdies. They stayed right behind Oregon, who finished on top of the team stat leaderboard for Par 3s, Par 4s, and Par 5s, trailing them by only a few strokes till the end.

Florida State will be back in action as the University of Augusta hosts the Augusta Invitational at the Forest Hill Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia with the 2-day tournament starting on March 12th.

Related Articles