Sept. 19, 2012
New Orleans - Tulane's Gemma Dryburgh received another piece of prestigious hardware to her personal collection today as the sophomore was named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week, as it was announced today by the C-USA office.
Dryburgh, who hails from Aberdeen, Scotland, is a first time recipient of the league's weekly award and is the first Green Wave golfer to receive the award since Ashley McKenney (2008-12) on Feb. 15, 2012.
Last week in the season opener for the Wave, Dryburgh and set the school record for best 54-hole total with combined 8-under 208 total (69-70-69) and became the 14th golfer in school history to capture an individual title with a first place showing at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.
Dryburgh, who helped the Green Wave to a second place finish, led from wire-to-wire and recorded the lowest round of her career with a 3-under 69 during the first and final rounds. Her two 69s ranked tied for the fifth-lowest rounds in school history.
The Green Wave returns to action, Sept. 21-23, at the Mason Rudolph Championships, hosted by Vanderbilt University, at the Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn.