Husky Golfers Host Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Oct. 3, 2003
Seattle - The Washington women's golf team plays host to the 22nd annual Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational Oct. 6-8 at the par-72, 5,953-yard Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish Wash. The 54-hole event is Washington's only home tournament of the 2003-2004 season.
The 15-team field for this year's event includes Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, California, Long Beach State, Nevada, Oregon, Oregon State, San Francisco, Southern California, Stanford, Washington, Washington State, UCLA and UNLV.
Last season USC won the event by 15 strokes over Washington. The Trojans shot 9-over 885 and where led by medalist Mikaela Parmild, who shot 5-under 214 at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club. Husky senior Louise Friberg finished seventh at 3-over 222. USC's team title marked the third consecutive time the Trojans have won the tournament.
The Ihlanfeldt Invitational will include a practice round on Sunday at noon. Monday and Wednesday's rounds will start at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday's second round will begin at 10:15 a.m. Live scoring of the event will be available at GolfStat.com.
The Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational is named for the founder of the Washington women's golf program. One of the Pacific Northwest's most honored golfer, Ihlanfeldt started the UW program in 1974 before retiring seven years later in 1981. Ihlanfeldt never accepted payment for his work as the Huskies' coach. She donated her salary back into the program to fund scholarships.
The Huskies have never won the team title at the Ihlanfeldt Invitational, but two Washington players have turned in the best individual score. Nancy Kessler won the individual title in 1987 and Dodie Mazzuca, on the strength of a final-round score of 65, tied Stanford's Andrea Baxter for medalist honors in 1996. Mazzuca's 65 still stands as the lowest 18-hole score in the event's history.
Washington's lineup for this year's event includes freshmen Ashley Bickerton and Amber Prange, sophomore Sung Ea Lee, junior Paige Mackenzie and senior Lindsay Morgan. The tournament marks the return of Mackenzie to collegiate golf after being sidelined last year due to a back injury. Courtney McCracken and Amy Wang will compete as non-scoring players for Washington.
Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational Information
Date Team ScoresMarch 23-25, 1981 UCLA 327-315-311-953March 23-25, 1982 San Jose State 316-314-318-948March 21-23, 1983 U.S. International 308-306-316-930March 19-21, 1984 USC 325-324-316-965March 25-27, 1985 San Jose State 298-314-310-922March 24-26, 1986 USC 323-306-305-934Oct. 13-15, 1986 USC 306-299-307-912Oct. 12-14, 1987 Arizona 319-298-315-932Oct. 10-12, 1988 Arizona 305-305-304-914Oct. 16-18, 1989 Arizona 303-301-304-908Oct. 15-17, 1990 Stanford 306-311-311-928Oct. 14-16, 1991 Arizona 292-293-314-899Oct. 12-14, 1992 San Jose State 304-307-304-915Oct. 11-13, 1993 San Jose State 298-297-301-896Oct. 10-12, 1994 Stanford 298-297-301-896Oct. 9-12, 1995 San Jose State 288-300-rn-588Oct. 7-9, 1996 Stanford 301-289-295-885Oct. 13-15, 1997 Tulsa 289-298-294-881Oct. 11-13,1999 USC 293-291-294-878Oct. 9-11, 2000 USC 292-307-297--8962001 -- No EventOct. 6-8, 2002 USC 292-301-292-885
Team Low Scores
18 holes 288 San Jose State, first round, 199536 holes 584 USC, first two rounds, (293-291), 199954 holes 881 USC, (293-291-294), 1999
Date Player Team ScoresMarch 23-25, 1981 Kelli Antolock BYU 76-74-75-225March 23-25, 1982 Juli Inkster SJSU 74-75-73-222March 21-23, 1983 Pip Barry USIU 74-73-77-224March 19-21, 1984 Kim Lasken USC 74-81-80-235March 25-27, 1985 Julie Ralls SJSU 72-74-78-224March 24-26, 1986 Flori Prono USC 81-71-74-226Oct. 13-15, 1986 Tracy Nakamura USC 72-74-76-222Oct. 12-14, 1987 Nancy Kessler Washington 70-79-79-228Oct. 10-12, 1988 Kathryn Imrie Arizona 76-74-71-221Oct. 16-18, 1989 Martina Koch Arizona 75-74-71-220Oct. 15-17, 1990 Andrey Wooding Stanford 73-76-77-226Oct. 14-16, 1991 Annika Sorenstam Arizona 70-67-74-211Oct. 12-14, 1992 Tracy Hanson SJSU 72-73-71-216Oct. 11-13, 1993 Janice Moodit SJSU 73-72-71-216Oct. 10-12, 1994 Mhairi McKay Stanford 73-73-75-221Oct. 9-12, 1995 Vibeke Stensrud SJSU 70-73-rn-143Oct. 7-9, 1996 Dodie Mazzuca Washington 74-74-65-213 Andrea Baxter Stanford 76-69-68-213Oct. 13-15, 1997 Christina Kuld Tulsa 70-69-72-211Oct. 11-13, 1999 Tamie Durdin Pepperdine 69-71-68-208Oct. 9-11, 2000 Stephanie Keever Stanford 70-72-74-216 Stacy Prammanasudh Tulsa 71-73-72-216Oct. 6-8, 2002 Mikaela Parmlid USC 74-72-68-214
Individual Low Scores
18 holes 65 Dodie Mazzuca, Washington, third round, 1996 65 Becky Lucidi, USC, first round, 200236 holes 137 Annika Sorenstam, Arizona, (70-67), 199154 holes 208 Tamie Durdin, Pepperdine, (69-71-68), 1999
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