Augustana Women’s Golf Set to Begin Spring Season in California
SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Augustana Women’s Golf Team will kick off the spring season by hosting the Augustana Spring Fling at Desert Willow Golf Resort – Mountain View Course in Palm Desert, Calif. Desert Willow Golf Resort is expected to play 6,003 yards and par 72.
Live score will be available at GoAugie.com/Live during the event.
The two-day event begins Thursday with a shotgun start from 8 a.m. and will end on Friday.
Seven schools will participate in the spring adventure, including MSU Denver, St. Martin’s, Sioux Falls, Grand Valley State, Indianapolis, Concordia-St. Paul and Augustanes.
The Vikings last competed in the Tulsa Cup at Meadowbrook Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the team finished tied for seventh with 937 hits on Oct. 25-26.
Hanna Morin was the top finisher in the final event, tying for 17th place with a score of 232 (79-77-76).
Nathalie Young picked up an individual win this season when she won the Tracy Lane Invitational in the fall. Young also had two other top-ten finishes during the fall.
Augstana is also run by junior Molly Stevens where she has four top-10 finishes during the fall season, highlighted by a second-place finish at the Augustana Invitational on October 3. Stevens also has an NSIC Player of the Week honor during the fall season.
The Vikings will next take part in the Midwest Intercollegiate Invite at Silo Ridge Country Club in Bolivar, Missouri on March 21-22. This will be followed by the Newman Invitational at Sand Creek Station in Newton, Kansas on April 4-5. This event is followed by the Wildcat Classic Golf Tourney at Wayne Country Club in Wayne, Nebraska on April 11-12.
The Vikings’ next home tournament is April 15-16 at Willow Run Golf Course in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Augustana Easter Lily Invitational.