HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Arkansas (SMU) – Lindsey McCurdy, who recently graduated after a standout career with the SMU women’s golf team, took medalist honors at the WSGA Southern Amateur Championship on Friday. The five-day event was held at the Hot Spring Village Granada Course in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
McCurdy topped all players in Monday’s stroke play qualifying round, carding a 70, to enter match play as the No. 1 seed, earning a bye in the first round.
In Championship Flight second-round action, McCurdy defeated Arkansas State’s Marisa Marquez 1 up, before earning a dominating 6 and 5 victory in the semifinals over Louisville’s Lauren Hartlage, who led the Cardinals and earned AAC Freshman of the Year honors in 2017.
The Championship match featured Gabriela Coello of Georgia, with McCurdy going on to win 1 up.
McCurdy played in all 12 of SMU’s tournaments during the 20616-17 season, with 33 of her 34 rounds counting toward SMU’s team score. McCurdy led the team with eight top-10 finishes this season, including three inside the top five. She also finished with 103 birdies this season, which is second all-time at SMU, and doubled her career total with three rounds in the 60s. She also helped lead the Mustangs to the program’s fifth straight NCAA Regional appearance and a second place finish at the American Athletic Conference Championships.