Played a total of 28 rounds during her sophomore season ... Posted a team-low 75.29 stoke average ... Recorded back-to-back top-10 finishes at the Starmount Fall Classic and Pinehurst Challenge ... Finished in second place, her best-ever finish during her college career to date, at the Starmount Fall Classic ... Posted a one-over 217 (73-69-75) ... Her four-under 69 in the second round was her second-lowest score since joining UNCG ... Finished tied for eighth place at the Pinehurst Challenge, shooting a four-over 220 (76-71-73) ... Began the season carding a 229 (78-78-73) at the Col. Wallenberg Ram Classic ... Finished the fall portion of the schedule at 13-over in the Palmetto Challenge and 15-over at the Idle Hour Collegiate ... Opened the spring finishing 10-over at the Kiawah Island Spring Classic ... Collected best finish of the spring (T-8) in a weather-shortened River Landing Classic ... Ended the year with a top-20 finish in the SoCon Championship at 15-over 231.
Was named SoCon Freshman of the Year and a SoCon All-Freshman Team selection ... Played a total of 28 rounds … Led the team with a 75.62 stroke average … Opened her career with a 16th place finish at the Jim West Challenge, posted a 2-under par 211 score … Began her collegiate career with a 68 in round one before posting rounds of 73-70 … Her 211 score ranks second-lowest in UNCG women’s golf history … Turned in a career-best ninth-place showing at the Starmount Forest Fall Classic with a 7-over par 223 (77-74-72) … Carded a 2-under par 70 on two occasions – at the Jim West Challenge and at the Pinehurst Challenge ... Finished tied for 58th at the Kiawah Island Classic with a 11-over par 227 (78-72-77) ... Finished with a 7-over 223 (76-74-73) at the Clover Cup ... Ended regular season play carding a 22-over 238 at the Henssler Intercollegiate (86-74-78) ... Completed her freshman season at the SoCon Championship tied for 21st with a 25-over 241.
Prior To UNCG
Played at the Berliner Golf Club Stolper Heide from 2011-16 … Placed second at the State Championship Niedersachsen U18 in 2016 and third at the State Championship U16 in 2015 … Won the State Championship U16 in 2014 … Placed 24th overall in the German Ladies Championship in 2016 and 12th at the German Girls Championship U18 in 2016 … Guided her team to a third place finish at the German Team Championship U18 in 2016 for the Golf Club Berlin Wannsee.
Full name is Tara Bettle … Born March 4, 1999 … Daughter of Dr. Oliver Bettle and Julia Bettle … Majoring in marketing.
|Tournament||Rounds||Total||Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)|
|Jim West Challenge||68-73-70||211 (-2)||T 16th / 71 (-/-/-)|
|Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic||74-74-79||227 (+11)||T 49th / 84 (-/-/-)|
|Starmount Forest Fall Classic||77-74-72||223 (+7)||T 9th / 66 (-/-/-)|
|Pinehurst Challenge||78-70-72||220 (+4)||T 36th / 100 (-/-/-)|
|Palmetto Intercollegiate||78-79-73||230 (+14)||T 42nd / 86 (-/-/-)|
|Kiawah Island Classic||78-72-77||227 (+11)||T 58th /218 (-/-/2)|
|Clover Cup||76-74-73||223 (+7)||/ 85 (-/-/-)|
|Henssler Intercollegiate||86-74-78||238 (+22)||41st / 60 (-/-/-)|
|Bryan National||-77||77 ()||WD / (-/-/-)|
|Southern Conference Championship||82-78-81||241 (+25)||21st / 45 (-/-/2)|