Cougs Ready for Silverado Showdown
NAPA, Calif. – The Washington State women's golf team will be sending three golfers down to California this week to participate in the 2021 Silverado Showdown. The three-day tournament starts on Monday, April 5, at the Silverado Resort and Spa Golf Course and concludes this Wednesday, April 7.
THE COURSE & TEE-TIMES – The Silverado Showdown is an annual tournament hosted by Colorado and Oregon at the Silverado Resort and Spa Golf Course, which is a 6,192-yard course that will be played as a par-72. Teams will play one 18-hole round per game, with a shotgun tee-time set for 8 a.m. PT each day.
THE LINEUP – Washington State will not compete as a team at the 2021 Silverado Showdown, but the Cougs will have redshirt senior Emily Baumgart and junior Amy Chu competing as individuals. Baumgart will be playing in her second tournament of the spring, while Chu will be competing in her fourth tournament this season for the WSU.
THE FIELD – Arizona State, California, Colorado, Southern Cal, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA and Washington will represent the Pac-12 at the Silverado Showdown.
No. 15 Northwestern, Iowa State, San Diego State, San Jose State and UNLV round out the field.
LIVE RESULTS – Fans can follow the Silverado Showdown on GolfStat.com.
HEAD COACH KELLI KAMIMURA ON THIS WEEK'S TOURNAMENT – "Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are traveling with two individuals this week instead of the entire team. We're excited to see Emily and Amy compete at Silverado and represent WSU. We are focused on continuing to get one-day-better everyday and building on each competition.
LAST TIME OUT – The Washington State women's golf team concluded the ASU PING Invitational in 14th place on the team leaderboard, as the Cougars carded 908 (+44) during the three-day stay at the Papago Golf Course.
Fifth-year senior Marie Lund-Hansen finished the ASU PING Invitation on a high note, as the golfer from Denmark shot one-under par; 71 in Sunday's third round. Lund-Hansen collected three birdies over her final 18 holes of play, as she ends her tournament in a tie for 42nd on the player leaderboard with a score of 223 (+9).