FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The third-ranked University of Arkansas women’s golf team tees it up at the 2018 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, South Carolina, this weekend as spring action continues for the Razorbacks.
Arkansas is making its seventh appearance at the event and is looking for their first win on the par-71, 6,160-yard Long Cove Club Course. The field is one of the best the Razorbacks have faced all season with six top-10 programs as well as nine Southeastern Conference members in attendance.
BY THE NUMBERS
6 » Programs that have won a tournament this season
6 » Teams ranked in Golfstat’s Top 10
8 » Schools that advanced to the 2017 NCAA Championship
22 » Players listed in Golfweek’s Top 50 Rankings
ANNIKA Award Watch List and Arnold Palmer Cup hopeful Maria Fassi headlines Arkansas’ lineup having earned three medalist honors this season. She ranks No. 5 in the country in stroke average and has wins at the Mason Rudolph Invitational, the ANNIKA Intercollegiate and the Lady Puerto Rico Classic this season. She is just the third Razorback to win three or more events in a single season.
Fassi leads Arkansas with a 69.60 stroke average this season and is one of four top-10 players in the field this week. Arnold Palmer Cup hopefuls Dylan Kim and Alana Uriell are second and third, respectively, on the team in stroke average and have nine top-5 finishes between them. Junior Kaylee Benton checks in with a 74.27 average and senior Jordy LaBarbera is making her second start of the year.
Live scoring is available at Golfstat.com or via the Golfstat Live app.
The Razorback Lineup
Maria Fassi – 69.60
Dylan Kim – 70.80
Alana Uriell – 70.87
Kaylee Benton – 74.27
Jordy LaBarbera – 78.00
(2) Alabama, (3) Arkansas, (6) Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor, (5) Duke, (9) Furman, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, (13) Northwestern, North Carolina, (14) Oklahoma State, (8) South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, (20) Virginia, (23) Wake Forest
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