OPELIKA, Ala. Coming off its best finish of the season to date, the University of South Alabama men's golf team will continue the spring campaign on Sunday when the first of three rounds of Auburn's Tiger Invitational presented by Jason Dufner gets underway.The Jaguars placed fourth in a field of 15 teams at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate the opening tournament of the spring campaign with a 566 two-round total after the final day of the event was cancelled due to rain. USA's lineup will feature the same five individuals who contributed to that effort with Yannick Schtz, Kyle Robinson, Peter Staalbo, Rasmus Karlsson and Jordan Plunkett set to play while Dawson Atkinson competes on an individual basis.The tournament includes three straight days with 18 holes scheduled at the Grand National Lake Course, with play each morning beginning at 7:50 a.m. (CST) from the first and 10th tees.Tiger Invitational presented by Jason Dufner (Auburn)2/24-26 (Sunday-Tuesday)18 holes Sunday, 18 holes Monday, 18 holes Tuesday7:50 a.m. (CST) start from split tees all three daysGrand National Lake Course (par 72, 7,149 yds)#21 Arkansas State, #10 Auburn, Auburn 'B', Austin Peay, Chattanooga, Florida Atlantic, Georgia State, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, ULM, Mercer, Missouri, UNC-Wilmington, South Alabama, #6 Southern Methodist, Western Kentucky-Yannick Schtz (Jr., Friolzheim, Germany; 13 rds, 72.08 avg, 4 T20s, 69 low 18, 217 low 54, 7 rds =/- par)-Kyle Robinson (So, Fayetteville, Ark; 13 rds, 75.00 avg, 1 T20, 66 low 18, 221 low 54, 3 rds =/- par)-Peter Staalbo (Sr., Lejre, Denmark; 10 rds, 74.10 avg, 2 T20s, 69 low 18, 220 low 54, 5 rds =/- par)-Rasmus Karlsson (Jr., Fiskars, Finland; 13 rds, 74.08 avg, 66 low 18, 216 low 54, 2 rds =/- par)-Jordan Plunkett (Fr., Sterrett, Ala.; 13 rds, 73.54 avg, 69 low 18, 211 low 54, 6 rds =/- par)-*Dawson Atkinson (Fr., Trussville, Ala.; 7 rds, 75.71 avg, 72 low 18, 225 low 54, 1 rd =/- par)*denotes competing as an individual-This is the seventh consecutive season that the Jaguars are included in the tournament field.-South's best finish at the event during that stretch has been a fourth-place result in 2015.-The trio of Schtz, Staalbo and Karlsson all have a top-20 individual finish at the tournament in their careers.-Schtz who shot par or better in all three rounds of the event last spring to lead the Jags while tying for 17th in the individual standings recorded his 10th career top-20 result in the first tournament of the semester after carding a team-best 5-under-par 139 total at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate on Feb. 11.-Karlsson posted a 6-under-par 210 total at Auburn in 2017 to pace USA while coming in sixth place individually his freshman year, while Staalbo was the team's highest finisher after tying for 18th in the individual standings his first season at the collegiate level the previous spring.-Staalbo and Robinson placed 13th and 17th, respectively, last time out to help South card a 10-under-par 566 score over 36 holes at its second home tournament of the year.-Robinson fired a career-low 6-under-par 66 in the second round, leading four Jaguars who were below par as the team's 11-under-par 277 group score matched the lowest of the season.-Plunkett contributed a 1-under-par 71 to that total, as he ranks second on the squad with six rounds at or below par entering play this week.On the Tiger Invitational: "It's an easy trip for us; it's three-and-a-half hours up the road, the hotel is on site, and it's a three-day event so the guys don't have to face a 36-hole grind on Monday. The guys like the event, Auburn is a wonderful host with Jason Dufner involved, so it's a lot of fun for all the teams who get to participate. "On the challenges facing the Jaguars: "The field will be very competitive as it has been in years past highlighted by the host, who is ranked in the top 10 in the country at the moment so it's another good opportunity for us.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The Lipscomb women's golf team is set for its first tournament action of the spring season at the Kiawah Island Classic February 24-26. The Kiawah Island Classic is the largest collegiate golf tournament in the country consisting of 49 teams in this years field. The three-day, 54-hole tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. (EST) Sunday morning. After 36 holes of play, the top-24 teams will play for the championship at the Osprey Point course and teams 25-49 will compete for a flight championship at the Oak Point course.
The tournament will be held at the Grand National on the Lake Course, which is a par-72 that runs 7,289 yards. Some familar faces will be competing in the 16-team field such as Austin Peay, Chattanooga, ASUN conference foe Kennesaw State and Western Kentucky. The last time the Bisons hit the links they finished 14th at the Sea Best Invitational. Sophomore Linus Samuelsson had the best finish for Lipscomb with a three-round total of 219 (72-75-72) to tie for 40th.
The tournament is being presented by PGA Tour pro and Auburn alumnus Jason Dufner.The top-ranked teams in the field are SMU (6), Auburn (10), Arkansas State (21), Missouri (58), Kennesaw State (68) and UNC Wilmington (85). 102.The Hilltoppers are coming off a third-place showing in the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, which was shortened to two rounds because of inclement weather.WKU finished behind No. The top-three finishers recorded every round under par, while the highest counting score for the team was a 1-over 73. WKU is slated to begin the first round at 7:50 a.m. CT Sunday with tee times.
Northern Colorado men's golf moved up the leaderboard and into the top 10 on Friday in the John Burns Intercollegiate by shooting a 5-under 281. Li (Chen), Nick (Sharp) and Coby (Welch) were all under par and Jack shot even-par! Tomorrow we need to keep working on the things we have talked about in practice the last few weeks to give us the best chance to put another great score on the board.Northern Colorado looks to bring home its sixth top 10 finish of the season on Saturday with a strong final round. Live scoring of the final round can be found by click here.To stay up to date on all things UNC men's golf, visit UNCBears.com and follow the team on Twitter at @UNC_MensGolf.
UT is joined by fellow Southeastern Conference schools in Missouri and Mississippi State.This will be the second time in program history the Lady Vols have played at the Westbrook Invitational. The only other time came in 2015 when UT won the tournament while AJ Newell earned medalist honors.Tennessee will look to build off of its school-record 41-stroke victory last week at the FAU Winter Warm Up in Boca Raton, Fla. The win is the second of the season for the Lady Vols as a third would tie the program record for team wins in a season.UT also had it second individual winner last week as sophomoreclaimed her first individual title as a collegiate, carding a 36-hole score of 137 (-7) to edge teammatesandby a stroke.With Whiston and Williams tying for second on the leaderboard, the Lady Vols had the top-three scores on the course. Native will look to make it five in a row this week.Bardwell, who tied for ninth last time out at the FAU Winter Warm Up, has five consecutive top-10 finishes in her rookie campaign.
- The IUPUI women's golf team will participate in this week's Kiawah Island Spring Classic to be played at Osprey Point (par 72, 5,984 yards) and Oak Point (par 72, 5,977 yards) at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Svejda, a sophomore, is the only holdover from last year's lineup who will compete this time around.IUPUI broke the rust at the Motor City Cup at Mission Inn earlier this month, placing fourth after winning the opening round over Northern Kentucky (4.5-1.5) before falling to Youngstown State (1-5) and Loyola (2-4). I'm excited for the rest of the season and can't wait to see what it brings," said Winders after the Motor City Cup match play event in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., earlier this month.The 54-hole tournament will consist of a single round on Sunday (Feb. 24), Monday (Feb. 25) and Tuesday (Feb. 26). Morning waves will begin at 8:45 a.m. and afternoon waves will start at 1:30 p.m.. Tuesday's final round will begin with an 8:45 a.m. shotgun start with the top 24 teams played at Osprey Point and teams 25-48 will compete for a flight championship at Oak Point.Osprey Point will play at par 72 and 5,984 yards while Oak Point plays at par 72 and 5,977 yards.The 48-team field consists of Bethune Cookman, Boston University, Bucknell, Butler, Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Dayton, Delaware, Elon, Fairfield, Fairleigh Dickinson, Georgia Southern, Hampton, High Point, Hofstra, Indiana State, IUPUI, Jacksonville, Jacksonville State, Lehigh, Lipscomb, Longwood, Monmouth, Murray State, Navy, North Alabama, North Florida, UNC Asheville, UNCG, Omaha, Presbyterian, Quinnipiac, Richmond, Sacred Heart, SCAD Savannah, South Dakota, South Florida, Stetson, Tennessee Tech, UT Arlington, Towson, Tulsa, USC Upstate, Western Carolina, William & Mary, Wyoming and Youngstown State.No.
In the first released poll of the spring season, the University of Miami golf team checks at No. 23 in the country, as announced Friday afternoon by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).Picking up 76 votes, the Hurricanes are tied with the University of Washington at No. 23.Miami is one of six ACC teams represented in the rankings this week, including third-ranked Duke, No. 18 Clemson.In their most recent competition, the Hurricanes closed out the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate on Feb. 9 with a top-10 finish, as freshman Ann Backman ranked among the top 25 individually.The Hurricanes will return to action March 9-10 when they compete in the Sun Trust Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.To keep up with the University of Miami golf team on social media, follow @HurricanesGolf on Twitter, @CanesGolf on Instagram and @CanesWGolf on Facebook.
The University of Dayton women's golf team is set to open the 2019 spring season at the 2019 Kiawah Island Spring Classic. This forty-nine-team field is set kick off the first round of play on Sunday morning. The classic will be played at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. The Flyers are set to tee off on Sunday.The live scoring will be available via BirdieFire.com.Any changes or updates to the schedule due to weather will be communicated via the team's Twitter account @DaytonWGolf and DaytonFlyers.com.Bethune Cookman, Boston University, Bucknell, Butler, Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Dayton, Delaware, Elon, Fairfield, Fairleigh Dickinson, Georgia Southern, Hampton, High Point, Hofstra, Indiana State, IUPUI, Jacksonville, Jacksonville State, Lehigh, Lipscomb, Longwood, Monmouth, Murray State, Navy, North Alabama, North Florida, UNC Asheville, UNCG, Omaha, Presbyterian, Quinnipiac, Richmond, Sacred Heart, SCAD Savannah, South Dakota, South Florida, Stetson, Tennessee Tech, UT Arlington, Towson, Tulsa, USC Upstate, Western Carolina, William & Mary, Wyoming and Youngstown State
The Tennessee Tech women's golf team kicks off spring action Sunday with the largest collegiate golf tournament in the country, the three-day Edwin Watts Kiawah Island Classic. GOLDEN EAGLE LINEUP: Competing for the Golden Eagles are junior Shelby Johnson, senior Lindsay Miller, sophomore Kate Mashburn, junior Arianna Clemmer and sophomore Isabel York. THE COMPETITION: The 49-team field consists of host College of Charleston (fielding two teams), as well as Bethune-Cookman, Boston University, Bucknell, Butler, Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, Dayton, Delaware, Elon, Fairfield, Fairleigh Dickinson, Georgia Southern, Hampton, High Point, Hofstra, Indiana State, IUPUI, Jacksonville, Jacksonville State, Lehigh, Lipscomb, Longwood, Monmouth, Murray State, Navy, North Alabama, North Florida, UNC Asheville, UNCG, Omaha, Presbyterian, Quinnipiac, Richmond, Sacred Heart, SCAD Savannah, South Dakota, USF, Stetson, Tennessee Tech, UT Arlington, Towson, Tulsa, USC Upstate, Western Carolina, William & Mary, Wyoming and Youngstown State. This year there will be 49 teams, the biggest field in the country in Division I women's golf.