Husky Golfers Head South of the Border

March 3, 2006

Seattle - The 25th-ranked Washington women's golf team will play in its second international event of the season March 6-8, when the Huskies travel to Guadalajara, Mexico for the Guadalajara Invitational. In the fall the Huskies played in the Topy Cup in Fukushima, Japan, finishing second in the international five-team field.

The Guadalajara Invitational, hosted by California, will be held at the par-72, 6,200-yard Guadalajara Country Club, with play beginning at 8 a.m. (CT) each morning. Arizona, Arizona State, California, Duke, Georgia, Ohio State, Stanford, Texas, UCLA, USC and Washington make up the 11-team field. Of those 11 teams, 10 are ranked in the Top-25 of Golfweek's latest poll, with Duke, UCLA, and Arizona State making up the top three.

Junior Amber Prange has been the UW's top finisher at the last two tournaments, carding a 4-over 217 to place 25th at the Wildcat Invitational Feb. 20-21. Senior Paige Mackenzie leads the Huskies with a 73.17 stroke average on the season. Sung Ea Lee, Courtney McCracken and Amy Wang round out the Husky lineup.