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Women's Golfer Courtney Lowery (Pictured Above) finishes the NAIA Women'[s Golf National Championships Tied for Sixth
Women's Golf - Sat, May 27, 2017

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Point University golfer Courtney Lowery (JR/Greenville, GA) shot 13 strokes over par and finished tied for sixth place at the 23rd Annual National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Women's Golf National Championships, hosted by Keiser University (Fla.) and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, at the PGA National-Fazio Course in Palm Beach Gardens, May 23-26, 2017.


Coached by Angela Jerman Ormsby, Lowery competed as an individual in the 161-player field, which consisted of 18 automatic-qualifying teams, which won their respective conference, independent or unaffiliated group tournaments, 12 at-large team berths and 11 individual qualifiers.  Due to inclement weather, the originally scheduled four-round tournament was cut to three rounds in order to finish on time.


NAIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:  Lowery finished the first round three strokes over par (75) to tie for third place after day one.  On day two, Lowery finished 11 strokes over par (83) and finished the second round tied for nineteenth place; good enough to make the cut to compete in the final round, and in the final round she shot one under par (71); a 12-stroke advantage from round two, allowing her to finish behind just five golfers and in a tie for sixth place to end the tournament.

Oklahoma City was able to hold its slim three-stroke lead going into the final round to win the 2017 NAIA Women's Golf National Championship on Friday, May 26, at PGA National.


Lowery, the runner-up for the Appalachian Athletics Conference Player of the Year Award, placed first in three events, second in two and third once this season.  She won Appalachian Athletics Conference Player of the Week honors twice, was named NAIA National Player of the Week once, she received All-Tournament recognition at the NAIA-AAC Direct Qualifier, was selected to the All-Conference first team, received All-Conference Academic team honors, and was selected to the Daktronics-NAIA-Scholar-Athlete Team


She posted the Skyhawks' two best rounds of 18, a three-under par 68 and a two-under par 69, and won the SCAD-Atlanta Fall Invitational, Sept. 6-7, 2016.  She also owns Point's best 12 rounds on par 72 courses, including a two-under par 70 at the Skyhawk Invitational, March 13.