No. 6 Wildcats head to
Women’s golf earns the No. 6 seed at the West Regionals for second consecutive year
What’s Happening in the Club House: The
Where are the Bunkers: The Washington National Golf Club will play host to the West Regionals, stretching 6,289 yards, a par 72. The Wildcats last teed off at the
Who’s making the Approach: The 21-team field includes seven conference champions, including Pac-10 champion, UCLA. The Bruins are the No. 1 seed in the West Regional followed by
When are the Tee Times: A practice round will be held on Wednesday, followed by 18 holes each day, beginning Thursday at 8:30 a.m. (PT) and running through Saturday.
How Can I Follow the Carts: Live scoring for the West Regional and all other regional tournaments will be provided on www.golfstat.com. Complete results will be available on www.arizonaathletics.com after each round.
Who’s on the Green for
Golfer Year Stroke Avg. Top 10/20 Low Rnd. Events
Adriana Zwanck Fr. 74.16 2/1 68 6
Amanda Wilson Fr. 75.11 2/2 68 9
Lauren Espinosa Fr. 75.25 3/0 70 9
Cassandra Kirkland Sr. 76.45 0/1 68 8
Sommer Scholl Fr. 78.82 0/0 70 8
What Happened Last on the Fairway: The Wildcats finished in fifth place at the Pac-10 Championships, held at Oro Valley Country Club in
With her efforts at the Pac-10 Championship,
Espinosa carded a 230 (+14) and finished in a tied for 30th place, while Zwanck’s 11-over-par 227 was good enough for a 19th-place finish. After the tournament all three freshmen were named as all-Pac-10 honorable mentions. The trio lead the Wildcats in every statistical category.
Also competing for the Wildcats was senior Cassandra Kirkland who shot a 12-over-par 228 and finished 27th. Rounding out the Wildcat squad was freshman Sommer Scholl who finished in 39th place with a 238 (+22). In the second round, Scholl sank a hole-in-one on the 159 yard, par three, 17th hole. The ace marks the fourth of her career.
A West Regional Mulligan: In 2005 the
Coach Allen Tee’s Off: “This is the one tournament that we have been working for all year. We look to carry the momentum from the final round of the Pac-10 Championships into Regionals and get of to a good start. Although we are very young, our freshmen understand the importance of this tournament and know they need to play hard. I feel certain that this team is ready for the post season. All season we have been on the cusp of becoming a great team, if everyone can put together a strong round at the same time, we’ll do just fine.”
Driving Range Rankings:
Chipping the Competition: The West Regional is composed of 16 teams that rank in the top 50 according to the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Nine of the Pac-10 teams earned a regional bid. Six of the nine teams will compete at the 2006 NCAA West Regional, two in the East Regional and one in the Central. The top eight teams will advance on to the NCAA National Championships, hosted at the Scarlet Golf Course in