CU Women's Golf Set For Big 12 Championships
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The University of Colorado women's golf team, ranked No. 30 by Golfweek and No. 31 by GolfStat, heads to Columbia, Mo., for its last appearance in the Big 12 Championships, hosted by the University of Missouri at the Club at Old Hawthorne course. The Buffaloes will enter the Pacific-12 Conference beginning next season. The Buffaloes will tee off on the first hole beginning at 7:50 a.m. (MT), and depending on performance will tee off at either 8 a.m. or 8:50 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com. The Buffs will make their second appearance this season at the 6,204-yard, par-72 layout at the Club at Old Hawthorne course. The Buffs tied for second at the Jonie Imes Invitational there on Oct. 4-5 in the fall.
The Buffaloes Quintet
The five Buffs that will be competing this weekend are Jenny Coleman, Kristin Coleman, Taylor Doyle, Emily Talley and Jess Wallace. Of the five, only Doyle and Talley have competed at Big 12s previously, with Doyle finishing tied for 28th last season in Waco, Texas, while Talley has an impressive history in the conference championship, finishing tied for sixth as a freshman two years ago and tied for fifth last season. The Coleman twins (freshman) and Wallace (junior transfer) will make their first appearance for the Buffaloes.
Second time At Old Hawthorne
The Buffs are making their second appearance in Columbia at the Club at Old Hawthorne course and CU had some success there in the fall. The Buffs finished tied for second in Missouri's Jonie Imes Invitational on October 4-5 in a field that featured eight of the 12 teams competing this weekend. Oklahoma State won that event with a 1-under par score of 863 while the Buffs tied Oklahoma for second, both shooting 14-over par scores of 878. Kansas State took seventh (40-over par 904) while Kansas took eighth (47-over par 911), Baylor 10th (53-over par 917), Missouri 14th (73-over par 937) and Nebraska 15th (79-over par 943). Iowa State, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech did not play in that event.