May 4, 2011
TUCSON - The Arizona Wildcat women's golf team will continue the championship slate of the 2011 schedule with the NCAA West Regional Championships this weekend. Held at Washington's Washington National Golf Course, competition will take place Thurs.-Sat., May 5-7.
The 54-hole tournament will be played over the course of three days with 18 holes played each day. Tee times are set for 8 a.m. PT each day of play with golfers teeing off on holes one and 10. The Washington National Golf course is a par 72 over 6,321 yards.
The Wildcats are one of 72 squads selected to play in the NCAA Regional Championships and one of eight Pac-10 teams to earn a bid. The top eight teams from each regional site will advance to the NCAA Championships, May 18-21, hosted by Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Among the three regional sites, 18 individuals will also be competing.
Along with the hosting No. 38 Washington Huskies, No. 1 USC, No. 6 Virginia, No. 7 Arizona. No. 12 Georgia, No. 13 Tennessee, No. 15 Iowa State, No. 19 Pepperdine, No. 23 UC Davis, No. 27 Texas A&M, No. 28 Oklahoma, No. 33 Oregon, No. 36 South Carolina, No. 42 Tulsa, No. 47 Denver, No. 49 San Diego State, No. 51 BYU, No. 52 New Mexico, No. 57 Texas-San Antonio, No. 60 Portland State, No. 64 New Mexico State, No. 71 San Jose State, No. 88 Oral Roberts and No. 97 UTEP will also be competing at Washington National Golf Course this weekend (rankings according to golfstat.com).
In the current golfstat.com poll, the NCAA West Region has eight programs ranked in the top 25 with Arizona sitting at No. 7. The current GolfWeek poll has the Wildcats at No. 9. Individually, Boineau is ranked No. 22, Ramos sits at No. 46 and Llaneza is No. 78 by GolfWeek.
Live results and coverage are available at golfstat.com and ncaa.com.