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Lewis Takes Part in Curtis Cup

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lewis Takes Part in Curtis Cup

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Former University of Arkansas senior Stacy Lewis will represent the United States in the bi-annual Curtis Cup for women’s golf in late May. Lewis departed from the 2008 NCAA Championship in Albuquerque, N.M., last week for The Old Course at St. Andrews to play the par 72, 6,638 yard course next week. Lewis and the other Curtis Cuppers will play a couple of practice rounds before three rounds of play. May 30-31 features three foursomes and three four-ball matches with eight, 18-hole singles matches on June 1. She is the second Lady Razorback to become a Curtis Cup member joining former Lady Razorback Amanda McCurdy who was on the 2006 team. The Curtis Cup is conducted every two years with a team from the United States facing a team from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Teams consist of not more than eight players and a captain. The United States has won the last five consecutive events. Lewis is joined by a talented group of players from the United States. Also competing is the NCAA Player of the Year, Duke junior Amanda Bluemenherst, who was also a member of the 2006 Curtis Cup team. Blue Devil teammate Jennie Lee, also a 2006 Curtis Cup member along with future Duke player Mina Harigae are also on this year’s team. The remainder of the squad consists of former Ole Miss head coach Meghan Bolger, NCAA Championship runner-up and UCLA junior Tiffany Joh, Arizona senior Alison Walshe and 16-year-old Kimbery Kim, the 2006 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion. For more information about the 2008 Curtis Cup log on to www.curtiscup.org or LADYBACKS.COM.



Sports Category : Golf (W)