Women's Golf Continues the Spring this Weekend at ASU PING Invitational
PHOENIX – The Washington State women's golf team returns to the green this weekend at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix, as the Cougars will participate in the Arizona State PING Invitational. Tournament play opens this Friday, March 26, and runs through Sunday, March 28.
THE COURSE & TEE-TIMES – The Arizona State PING Invitational will take place at Papago Golf Course, which is a 6,426-yard course that will be played as a par-72. Teams will play one 18-hole round per game. Tee-time for Friday and Saturday is set for 8 a.m. PT, while Sunday's final round will tee-off at 7:30 a.m. PT.
THE LINEUP – Junior Amy Chu lead things off for the Cougars this weekend, as she is slotted in at No. 1 for the first time this season. Chu will be followed by sophomore Jiye Ham and fifth-year senior Marie Lund-Hansen at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Junior Cameron March is slotted in at No. 4 in the WSU lineup, while redshirt senior Emily Baumgart will make her 2021 spring debut at the No. 5 position.
THE FIELD – No. 10 Arizona State, No. 18 Arizona, No. 20 Oregon, California, Stanford, Oregon State and UCLA will represent the Pac-12 at the ASU PING Invitational.
No. 11 Baylor, No. 15 Northwestern, Cal Poly, Denver, Michigan, New Mexico, and San Jose State round out the field.
LIVE RESULTS – Fans can follow the ASU PING Invitational on GolfStat.com.
HEAD COACH KELLI KAMIMURA ON THIS WEEK'S TOURNAMENT – "Over the last few months, this team has shown a lot of resilience through some unexpected challenges. We're so proud of this team for their dedication, work ethic and ability to put their focus on what's next. We look forward to competing as a team again at Arizona State this week."
LAST TIME OUT – Junior Amy Chu posted the best finish for Washington State's women's golf team at the Meadow Club Invitational, as the Australia native carded 229 (+13) in her three rounds of play to end the tournament in 31st place on the player leaderboard.
Chu was one of three WSU women's golfers to compete at the Meadow Club Invitational. Sophomore Jiye Ham ended her the Meadow Club Invitational with a score of 233 (+17) to tie for 41st, while fifth-year senior Marie Lund-Hansen posted a score of 237 (+21) to tie for 51st.