KU Golf Concludes Practice Round for NCAA Championship on Windy Monday in Tulsa
TULSA – Kansas women’s golf completed its second and final practice round under windy conditions Monday in preparation for the four-round NCAA Championship, May 20-23, at Tulsa Country Club.
Kansas is one of 24 teams competing in the NCAA Championship having tied for fifth at the NCAA Central Regional, May 8-10, at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to advance to the NCAA Championship. The Jayhawks will be paired with Virginia and Big 12 foe Iowa State on each of the first two rounds at the NCAA Championship. KU will tee off on hole No. 1 Tuesday, May 20, and hole No. 10 Wednesday, May 21, at 12:56 p.m. The May 22 and May 23 pairings will be determined on how KU does in its first two rounds.
The Jayhawk’s will be looking to their usual faces this weekend as 10th-year head coach Erin O’Neil is continuing with the lineup she has had much success with this year. The Jayhawk five consists of freshman Pornvipa Sakdee, sophomore Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, junior Minami Levonowich and seniors Thanuttra Boonraksasat and Meghan Potee.
By winning the 1990 Big Eight Conference championship, Kansas competed in the 1990 NCAA Championship, where the Jayhawks placed 14th. NCAA Regional selection began in 1993 making 2014 the first-ever time KU has been selected to participate in a regional and the second time an NCAA Championship.
Tulsa Country Club measures 6,194 yards with a par of 70 for the NCAA Championship. Live stats from the NCAA Championship can be followed via Golfstat at: www.golfstat.com.
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