Howland Captures FUTURES Tour Event
Howland completed her first tour win at The Wetlands at 11-under-par 205.
Mollie Fankhauser fired a 6-under 66 in the final round to take second place at minus-10. Seo-Jae Lee shot 68 to end alone in third at 9-under-par 207.
Jenny Gleason, who shared the second-round lead with Howland, managed just a 1-under 71 to slip into a share of fourth at minus-8. She was joined there by Liz Janangelo.
Howland, who collected $10,500 for the win, traded a bogey for a birdie from the fourth to go with seven pars on the front nine. Around the turn, she dropped in back-to-back birdies from the 11th to move to 9 under.
The 29-year-old dropped a shot on the 13th, but closed with three birdies over the final four holes to secure her first tour victory.
Allison Fouch and Ha-Na Chae shared sixth place at 7-under-par 209.
Kim Welch fired a course-record, 7-under 65 Sunday to jump from a share of 47th into a tie for eighth at 6-under-par 210. She finished alongside Kim Brozer, Jane Park, Lynn Valentine and Jessica Shepley.
What's in the bag: CareerBuilder winner Rahm
Driver: TaylorMade M4 (9.5 degrees), with Aldila Tour Green 75 TX shaft
Fairway wood: TaylorMade M3 (19 degrees), with Aldila Tour Green 75 TX shaft
Irons: TaylorMade P790 (3), P750 (4-PW), with Project X 6.5 shafts
Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour Red
Ball: TaylorMade TP5x
Strange irked by Rahm-Landry friendly playoff
0 words— Curtis Strange (@golf_strange) January 22, 2018
The issue is I don’t want to make you a bit relaxed or comfortable. High pressure, good.— Curtis Strange (@golf_strange) January 22, 2018
Did you watch the end of the NFL games yesterday ? Enough said.— Curtis Strange (@golf_strange) January 22, 2018
Did you win ? It’s all about surviving the competition to test yourself.— Curtis Strange (@golf_strange) January 22, 2018
So, yeah ... don't think he's changing his perspective on this topic anytime soon ever.
Randall's Rant: The Euros won't just roll over
Thank Europe’s phenomenal success last weekend for that.
And Rory McIlroy’s impassioned remarks in Abu Dhabi.
The Ryder Cup topped his list.
Or similar assertions from TV analysts.
And, boy, did they jockey last weekend.
More bulletin board material, too.