King leads Converse Invite after opening round

King leads Converse Invite after opening round

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women's golf team opened the spring season with a solid round at the Converse Spring Invitational by Founders FCU. The Tornado shot 315 and are in first place of 19 teams after being led by Daphne Chang.

KING RESULTS: 1st/19 (315)
LOCATION: Carolina Country Club; Spartanburg, S.C.
COURSE DETAILS: 5881 yards; par 72


  • Chang started out the spring season with a round of three-over 75, landing her in second place, two strokes behind the leader.
  • Samantha Taylor came in next, shooting 79 in the opening round.
  • Not far behind were Fiona Hebbel and Emilie Olstad who carded 80 and 81, respectively.
  • Nicola Robertson rounded out the squad with a score of 83 in the first round.
  • Playing as an individual, Autumn Bergendahl shot 94 on Monday.


  • The Tornado lead the tournament by one stroke over Lincoln Memorial who shot 316 in the first round.
  • Marley Felthousen of Converse College is atop the individual leaderboard with a first round score of one-over 73.


  • The tournament concludes on Tuesday at Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg, S.C.