Shrout wraps up LCSC career with 84 in final round at nationals
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lewis-Clark State senior Cortney Shrout wrapped up her collegiate golfing career with an 84 during the final round of the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championships on Friday at the Meadowbrook Golf Course.
Shrout finished the 72-hole event at 331, which tied her for 60th place overall in the field of 128 golfers. Shrout finished with rounds of 85, 78, 84 and 84 during the four-day event.
The Okanogan, Wash., native just never could get her short game squared away at nationals as during the final round she hit only three greens in regulation despite driving the ball well. She had 29 putts during the round.
As she did in two previous rounds, Shrout began the day with a bogey, but rallied to finish at 4-over-par on the front side with a 40. On the back nine, she ran into trouble and finished with four bogeys and two double bogeys, including one on the final hole.
Shrout completes her LCSC career by playing at the national tournament all four years and was the Frontier Conference’s Player of the Year her final two seasons. In the six tournaments and events she played in during the regular season, she won four titles and tied for second in the other two events. Prior to nationals she had played 18 rounds of competition this season and had a stroke average of 77.9