March 15, 2022

Buckeyes 14th in 2022 Northrop Grumman Challenge


Team Scores | OSU/Folds of Honor | Individual Leaders

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State finished 14th Tuesday at the 2022 Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge following 54-holes at the three-day event. The tournament was played at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Ohio State hosted for the 26th season.

With a team-best four birdies, Kailie Vongsaga shot the best round of the day for the Buckeyes with an even-par 71. She finished tied for the No. 52 spot in the individual standings at +13 (226). She moved up 17 spots in the standings over the final round.

Jillian Bourdage placed the highest for Ohio State individually at +9 (222/T38).

The elite field consisted of 10 teams ranked among the Top 20 nationally. No. 2 Oregon won the team title at 4-under 848.

Individually, Rachel Kuehn of Wake Forest led wire-to-wire shooting three rounds under par to win the event at 10-under 203. As the event winner, she will receive a Northrop Grumman Challenge Champion/sponsor exemption for the JTBC Championship at Palos Verdes LPGA event next month.

The Buckeyes are back on the course at the Ironwood Invitational April 4-5 at the Ironwood Country Club in Greenville, North Carolina.

2022 Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge
14thOhio State298-302-299=899+47
T38Jillian Bourdage75-71-76=222+9
T52Kailie Vongsaga75-80-71=226+13
T60Lauren Peter76-75-77=228+15
T60Aneka Seumanutafa72-76-80=228+15
Faith Choi76-W-75N/A


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