Women's Golf Looks To Carry Momentum Into ASU Tournament
April 2, 2002
CORVALLIS, Ore. - -
TEEING OFF: The Oregon State women's golf team plays in the Ping/Arizona State Invitational Friday-Sunday, April 5-7. Teams are scheduled to play 18 holes each day for a total of 54. The lowest four scores from each five-person team count toward the team total each round. Play begins Friday and Saturday with a 7 a.m. PST start, and on Sunday with a 7 a.m. shotgun start. The par-72, 6,122-yard Karsten Golf Course on the campus of Arizona State University plays host to the tournament. Karsten Golf Course is similar in its links-style design to OSU's Trysting Tree Golf Club. The Ping/ASU Invitational has been held annually since 1965-66, and has been won by ASU 22 of 36 years.
THE FIELD: Joining Oregon State in the 15-team field will be13 of the top 50 programs as rated in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index, 10 of which are ranked in the top 25. No. 3 Tulsa, No. 4 Texas, No. 8 Arizona, No. 11 and host Arizona State, No. 14 USC, No. 16 Washington, No. 18 UCLA, No. 20 California, No. 22 New Mexico State, No. 23 New Mexico, No. 27 TCU, No. 31 Stanford, No. 39 San Jose State, No. 61 Oregon State, and No. 82 Oregon make up the field.