Darling Just Misses Cut at ANWA
Sophomore All-American shot 147 (+3) the past two days at Champions Retreat Golf Club
EVANS, Ga. – Sophomore All-American Hannah Darling finished T-32nd on Thursday in her second appearance at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur. The Midlothian, Scotland, native missed the top-30 and ties cut by just one shot.
Darling posted rounds of 74 (+2) and 73 (+1) the last two days at Champions Retreat Golf Club. Today she chipped in for birdie on 17 to get to 2-over but made a bogey at the par-3 17th to fall back to 3-over. She just missed a 15-foot birdie putt at the par-5 18th.
This year’s tournament featured 44 of the top-50 players in the world with 20 different countries represented in the 72-player field.
The Augusta National Women’s Amateur was announced on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, by Chairman Fred Ridley during his annual press conference at the Masters Tournament. The event was established to inspire greater interest and participation in the women’s game by creating a new, exciting and rewarding pathway for these players to fulfill their dreams.
This week marked the seventh time a Gamecock has competed in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur and the first time a South Carolina golfer has played in multiple ANWAs.
Gamecocks to Compete in ANWA since 2019
- Hannah Darling (2022 – T-27th at 12-over, 2023 – missed cut)
- Paula Kirner (2021 ; missed cut)
- Ainoha Olarra (2019 ; finished T-12th with 2-over score of 218)
- Pimnipa Panthong (2021 ; missed cut)
- Ana Peláez Triviño (2021 ; finished T-12th with 5-over score of 221)
- Pauline Roussin-Bouchard (2021 ; finished T-3rd with 2-over score of 218)