Women's Golf Looking for a Three-Peat
March 5, 2006
Coming off back to back first place finishes and moving up to third place in the polls, the Arizona State women's golf team will travel to Guadalajara, Mexico to compete in the Cal Invitational. The tournament will be held at the par 72, 6,200-yard Guadalajara Country Club March 6-8.
The field for the tournament includes: Arizona, Arizona State, California, Duke, Georgia, Ohio State, Stanford, Texas, Washington, UCLA, and USC. Only Duke and UCLA are ahead of ASU in the polls, respectively.
The 54 event will take place over three days, in which 18 holes are played everyday beginning at 7 a.m. MST. A shotgun start is yet to be determined for the final round.
Aside from playing golf, the teams will travel to a Guadalajara Children's Hospice to bring hats, shirts etc. from their school and read to the kids.
ASU is riding back to back first place finishes which started by placing first at the Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge. ASU shot a 40-over 892 to secure the first place spot. Freshman Jennifer Osborn finished in second place for the tournament shooting a two-over 215, one stroke short of playing first.
The Sun Devils also placed first at the Wildcat Invitational. ASU shot a 12-under 840, six strokes under number one ranked Duke, who took second place. Fellow freshman Azahara Munoz and Osborn led the Sun Devils with a four-under 209 to tie for third place. The Wildcat Invitational was the first tournament of the year that the Sun Devils shot under par.
Live scoring will not be available for the tournament.