Lobos, Mustangs get scholar golf awards
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Four UNM women’s golfers were named All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association on Wednesday; Katerina Jaeger, Eva Saulnier, Alexandra Moisand and Ingrid Gutierrez.
Coach Jill Trujillo’s Lobos had a team GPA of 3.88 in the spring. It was the 10th straight semester UNM was 3.7 GPA or higher.
Western New Mexico’s Bobbi Pierson, Adrianna Grijalva, Shelby Turner and freshman Brenda Dominguez were also named. The minimum cumulative GPA to qualify is 3.50.
Galloway wins playoff
Rio Rancho’s Jacque Galloway finished second and won a playoff last week at UNM Championship Golf Course to advance to the U.S. Junior Girls Championship (July 24-29) in Augusta, Mo. There were two spots available.
Jiayi Wang of Shanghai, China, shot 67 to win the qualifier while Galloway and Tania Nunez of Jalisco, Mexico, shot 72.
In the boys qualifier, only Jack Glenn of Stillwater, Okla., advanced to the national finals after shooting a 70.
Carlsbad’s Brad Cole (73) tied for fourth and Albuquerque’s Slater Sivage and Farmington’s Trey Diehl both shot 74.
The deadline to sign kids up for Albuquerque’s Drive Chip & Putt qualifier is Friday at 3 p.m. The qualifier is at UNM Championship Golf Course on Wednesday. Sign up at drivechipandputt.com. There is no cost to enter.
• The deadline to sign up for the New Mexico-West Texas Women’s Amateur/Albuquerque’s Women’s Golf Championship is Friday. Information is available at suncountrygolf.org. The event is July 15-17 at Santa Ana Golf Club.
• The Sun Country selected its Pacific Coast Amateur team: Greg Condon of Montrose, Colo., and Ben Albin and Marty Sanchez of Santa Fe. The players will compete at Chambers Bay, both individually and as a team, July 18-21.
Holes in One
CHRIS KRAHLING: Paa-Ko Ridge GC, No. 16, 123 yards, 9-iron, his second in less than two weeks
PAUL BERNIER: Los Altos GC, No. 7, 141 yards, 6-iron, his first
LEONARD TORRES: Tanoan CC, Sandia No. 2, 157 yards, 8-iron, his first
DOUG BYERS, Albuquerque: UNM North Golf Course No. 2, 150 yards, 7-iron, his third at the course
GORDON STALGREN: Isleta GC, Lakes No. 6, 165 yards, 5-iron, his first.
KATHY COLLEY, Rio Rancho: Santa Ana GC, Star 9, No. 9 from the green tees, 405 yards, her second