Laura Restrepo, a sophomore at the University of Louisville, finished first overall at the IU Fall Kickoff at Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind. She fired a first round 2-under-par 70, then followed that up with final round 3-under-par 69 to card a final total of 5-under-par 139. Restrepo’s score gave her a one-stroke victory over Louisville teammate Katie Petrino.
Louisville had two separate squads competing in the team portion of the event. The Louisville (Red) team, featuring Restrepo, finished first overall in the team competition. The Louisville (Black) squad finished second. Restrepo and the Cardinals are back in action Monday, September 16 as they host the 2013 Cardinal Cup at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Ky.
Restrepo in 2011 after winning at Hilton Head Lakes.
Restrepo was a standout in her time with the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT). A two-time All-IJGT Team member (2011 & 2012), Restrepo notched six victories in her two years with the IJGT, with the most notable victory coming at the 2011 Bridgestone Golf Tournament of Champions. Restrepo also won the IJGT Event at Hilton Head Lakes in Oct. 2011 with a score of 9-under-par 135.
Featured image: Restrepo after winning the 2011 Bridgestone Golf Tournament of Champions.