And finished in the top 8 - so they are off to match play, starting early Saturday. After two luke-warm rounds, they finally showed what they could do with a sizzling round of six under par to finish at +8 for the 3 rounds of stroke play. Maybe they can carry their hot hand into match play, as the ladies did last weekend.
We get Auburn tomorrow morning. If we win that one, we’ll make it to play in the afternoon. That session, and Sunday morning’s Final will be available on the ESPN app. Sunday’s finals will also be shown live on the SEC network
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Match with Auburn is tight with 6 holes remaining. They are up in 3 of the 5 matches, but only by 1 stroke in two of the three.
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We spit the bit.
With 6-7 holes to go, we had a 2 shot lead in 3 of the matches, and trailed by 1 in the other 3. But it went downhill from there; one of the 2 shot leads went dormie with 2 holes to play, then we lost both holes to go to sudden death (we eventually did win that match). Meanwhile, we ended up losing the 3 matches we trailed in by 1,2 and 3 strokes, respectively. So, we lost 3-2.
It was right there for them, but they could not grasp it. The sad thing is that it was not that Auburn “beat” us so much as we lost it; all the ground we lost going down the stretch was due to bogies (or worse) on our part - not birdies by them.
Sometimes that’s what pressure does especially in golf! Tough way to go down.