NCAA Championship Women’s Golf Set – Texas A&M Athletics


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The 19eThe ranked Texas A&M women’s golf team is set to make its first NCAA championship appearance since 2015 at the 6,383-yard, par-72 Grayhawk Golf Club May 20-25.

“We are delighted to be here,” said the head coach Gerrod Chadwell said. “There was a relief and a peace for us to go through the regionals. Now we can let go of him. This is everyone’s last week here. We were able to walk the course yesterday and see that he is in a phenomenal form. I can’t wait to hit some shots today and see how the course responds.”

The format

The first leg of the tournament will begin with 54 holes in stroke play from Friday to Sunday, after which the top 15 teams from the 24 contenders and nine non-progressing teams will advance to the next stage. On Monday, the final 18 holes of stroke play will be played where the top eight teams will advance to match play, as well as the individual 72-hole champion will be crowned.

The National Tag Team Champion will be crowned in match play with teams ranked 1-8 based on stroke play results. The quarter-finals and semi-finals take place on Tuesday, while the championship game is scheduled for Wednesday.

Programming

Chadwell Range Features Adela Cernousek, Hailee Cooper, Jennie Park, Blanca Fernandez García-Poggio and Zoe Slaughter. Fernández García-Poggio earned first-team All-SEC honors and leads the team in hitting average of 71.85. Every member of the Aggie lineup has recorded a top 10 this season, including a runner-up performance at Franklin Regional from Park.

Last outing
The Maroon & White pulled off a stunning six-stroke comeback in the final round behind Park’s 8-under 208 and Slaughter’s 7-under 65 in round three. Texas A&M shot 5-under 283 at regional to advance to the NCAA Championship.

How to follow

Live statistics for stroke play can be found on Golfstat.com here. Monday’s final round of move play is scheduled to be covered on the Golf Channel from 1-5 p.m. CT. The Golf Channel will also host match play competitions on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The course (Golfstat.com ranking)

No. 1 Stanford
Oregon No. 2
No. 3 South Carolina
Wake Forest #4
No. 5 San Jose State
Oklahoma State No. 6
No. 7 Arizona State
No. 8 Virginia
No. 9 Alabama
No. 10 Florida State
No. 11 USC
No. 13 Texas
No. 14 LSU
No. 15 UCLA
No. 16 Baylor
No. 17 Auburn
No. 18 Arkansas
No. 19 Texas A&M

No. 20 Michigan
#27 Georgia
No. 31 TCU
No. 32 Mississippi State
No. 33 Vanderbilt
No. 45 Purdue

Follow the Aggies

Visit 12thman.com for more information on Texas A&M Women’s Golf. Fans can keep up to date with the A&M Women’s Golf Team on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by following @AggieWomensGolf.








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