FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The ninth-ranked University of Arkansas women’s golf team returns to the links for the 43rd Annual Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, North Carolina this week.
Dates: Oct. 12-14
Site: Chapel Hill, N.C.
Course: UNC Finley Golf Course (Par 72, 6,379 Yards)
Live Scoring: www.Golfstat.com
Arkansas is making its 11th appearance at the event and has six consecutive top-5 finishes. They face another tough test that includes second-ranked Vanderbilt, No. 7 Virginia and No. 10 Duke in the 18-team field.
Senior Dylan Kim leads the Razorbacks through the first two events this year. Kim, ranked No. 13 by Golfweek, has played 16-under par in September with a 68.80 stroke average. She finished third at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate presented by 3M and has three of the top-five individual scores this fall.
Senior Maria Fassi checks in with a 70.60 stroke average this season and is responsible for two of the top-5 scores this season. Fassi and Kim have played all five of the fall rounds at par or better.
Junior transfer Grace St-Germain is making her second start while senior Cara Gorlei and freshman Ximena Gonzalez tee it up for the first time this season.
Maria Fassi | Senior | 70.60
Dylan Kim | Senior | 68.80
Grace St-Germain | Junior | 73.33
Cara Gorlei | Senior | TBD
Ximena Gonzalez | Freshman | TBD
The Field (18 teams/#=Golfstat.com ranking)
9 Arkansas, 53 Charlotte, 30 Clemson, 10 Duke, 13 Furman, 37 Louisville, 66 Michigan, 25 Michigan State, 62 NC State, 41 North Carolina, 38 Ohio State, Rollins, 34 South Carolina, 113 Tulane, 145 UNCW, 2 Vanderbilt, 7 Virginia and 11 Wake Forest.
Friday, Oct. 12 – First Round – 11 a.m. shotgun start (rain expected)
Saturday, Oct. 13 – Second Round – 8:51 a.m. ET individuals off #10 // 9:09 a.m. ET teams off #1 and #10
Sunday, Oct. 14 – Final Round – 9:15 a.m. ET shotgun start
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