Kaufman wins rain-delayed Symetra event
03/03/2014 5:47 PM
03/03/2014 5:51 PM
City of Industry, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kim Kaufman fired a 6-under 66 on Monday to win the rain-delayed Volvik Championship.
Kaufman, who won for the second time on the Symetra Tour, ended at 7-under 137 on the Eisenhower Course Industry Hill Golf Club at Pacific Palms.
With weather issues all weekend, the event was shortened to 36 holes and most of the second round was completed on Monday.
Kaufman was two behind after round one. She collected three birdies on the front nine to move to minus-4. After five pars in a row from the eighth, Kaufman birdied the 13th. She dropped in back-to-back birdie chances from the 16th to seal the win.
Jennie Lee closed with a 3-under 69 to take second at minus-3. First-round leader Veronica Felibert stumbled to a 1-over 73. She shared third place at 2- under 142 with Demi Runas (68).
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