Oct. 5, 2011
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Arizona State senior Giulia Molinaro was named Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month for September, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.
Molinaro, from Villorba, Italy, opened up the 2011 fall season with her second-career tournament victory at the Dale McNamara Invitational. Shooting a career-low 67 in the first round, Molinaro took individual medalist honors with a three-round score of 6-under par. At the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview, where all 18 teams in the field were ranked in the NGCA Coaches' Poll top-25, Molinaro tied for 14th individually. After two events, Molinaro has recorded a scoring average of 71.50, seventhbest in the country, and has notched two top-15 finishes.
Arizona State is seventh in the country in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings after two events. The Sun Devils return to the course for the Stanford Invitational October 14-16 before traveling to Knoxville, Tenn. for the Pac-12/SEC Challenge Oct. 21-23.
Also Nominated: Margarita Ramos, ARIZONA; Daniela Holmqvist, CAL; Emily Talley, Colorado; Cassy Isagawa, OREGON;Seshia Telles, OREGON STATE; Sally Watson, STANFORD; Tiffany Lua, UCLA; Sophia Popov, USC; Soo Bin Kim, WASHINGTON; Kristen Rue, WASHINGTON STATE.
2011 Pac-12 Golfers of the Month
September - Giulia Molinaro, Arizona State