Women’s Golf Ready to Enter Delaware Invitational; Smith will compete in the Jackson T. Stephens Cup



ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – After registering a third place finish at the Navy Fall Invitational last time around, the Navy Women’s Golf Team is set to get back to action this weekend as they travel to compete in the Delaware Invitational at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club in Rehoboth Beach, Del The invitation will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

In addition, seniors Tori Smith (Sr., Arlington, Tenn.) Is scheduled to compete as an individual in the inaugural Jackson T. Stephens Cup held at the Alotian Club in Roland, Ark., Starting Monday.

Live free Delaware Invitational and Jackson T. Stephens Cup results will be available through NavySports.com. In addition, a live broadcast of the Stephens Cup will be available on the Golf Channel for both days of competition.

The last time, Angelina Chan (Jr., Franklin, Tenn.) Posted a par of 6 of 150, finishing tied for seventh to lead the Navy Women’s Golf Team to third place at the Navy Fall Invitational, held at the USNA Golf Club.

After taking fifth place after day one of competition with a par of 24 of 312, Navy rallied with a par of 9 of 297 to move up two spots to a third place overall.

The Midshipmen’s overall score of 609 equaled the fourth-best 36-hole tournament score in program history. With its overall score making its way into the record books, the Mids’ second round 297 is the fourth lowest round in team history.

Delaware, host Delaware, along with Bucknell, Delaware State, Farleigh Dickinson, Harvard, Georgetown, Princeton, St. Johns, Seton Hall, Penn and Richmond join the Navy at the Delaware Invitational.

The invitation will take place at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club, a par 72 course that will be played at 6,169 yards. The 18-hole course was the first Delaware golf course to receive the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary designation from Audubon International in 2001, one of 906 courses in the world to receive this designation.

1 – Angelina Chan (Jr., Franklin, Tennessee)
2 – Stephanie lee (So ​​Southlake, Texas)
3 – Eve Worden (Jr., Phoenix, Arizona)
4 – Mara hirtle (So ​​Pinehurst, NC)
5 – Bridget hoang (Fr., Lawrenceville, Georgia)

Competition as an individual: Jenna han (Fr., Mahwah, NJ)

The inaugural Jackson T. Stephens Cup, honoring the memory of the late Augusta National President Jackson T. Stephens, will feature the NCAA Division I National Championship, which will face both men’s and women’s teams.

The two-day competition will take place at the Alotian Club designed by Tom Fazio, a course ranked # 31 on Golf Digest’s “100 Greatest Golf Courses in America” ​​list and 14 on Golf Digest’s list of top 200 courses. Modern Golfweek. in the USA.

On the women’s side of the tournament, alongside Smith, participants from Arkansas, Baylor, Louisiana State, Mississippi, South Carolina and Virginia will participate. Smith was selected to represent the Navy at the Stephens Cup after the contenders received a special invitation to participate in the tournament from the Stephens Cup Tournament Committee.

The senior will participate in the stroke play of the tournament, starting with 36 holes on Monday followed by the final 18 holes on Tuesday.


Following its appearance in the Delaware Invitational and the Jackson T. Stephens Cup, Navy will complete its fall 2021 tournament list October 25-26 at the Lehigh Invitational in Bethlehem, PA.


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