May 8, 1999
Columbia, S.C. - Tulane women's golfer Pam Buff finished in a tie for 13th place Saturday at the 1999 NCAA Women's Golf East Regional. It was the highest finish ever for a Green Wave golfer at the NCAA Regional.
Buff, a sophomore from Duluth, Ga., shot a final-round 76 to finish in a four-way for 13th place with a three-round total of 222 (+6). Buff, the two-time Conference USA Player of the Year, was the second-lowest scoring player to enter the regional as an individual.
South Florida's Kelly Lagedrost, Duke's Beth Bauer and Furman's Jennifer Perri carded three-round totals of 215 (-1) to tie for individual medalist honors. The University of Georgia won team honors with a team total of 884, while Furman (885), Louisiana State (893), Duke (894) and Florida State (901) rounded out the top five.
The top eight teams and two individuals qualified for the 1999 NCAA Women's Golf Championship, May 19-22, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Buff missed qualifying as an individual by just three strokes.
This 54-hole tournament was contested at The University Club, a par 72, 6,059-yard layout, and was hosted by the University of South Carolina.