Three Big 12 Women’s Golf Teams Headed to NCAA Championships

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas advanced to the NCAA Championship by finishing in the top eight teams in their respective regtional competition over the weekend.

The Oklahoma women shot even-par 288 in the final round of the NCAA Central Regional. The Sooners’ tied for sixth place, which was good enough to advance the OU lady golfers to the national championship for the seventh time. The sixth place finish in the Central Regional matched their best postseason finish in school history.

Oklahoma State fired two consecutive rounds of 287 in the East Regional at the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala. and finished in a tie for third place. The Cowgirls will be making their first appearance in the NCAA Championship in three years.

The Texas Laby Longhorns also advanced to the national golf championship out of the East Regional. Texas carded a three-over-par team score of 291 at Auburn and finished fifth. Senior Madison Pressel, younger sister of LPGA Tour professional Morgan Pressel, was the individual medalist on the Longhorn team with a three-under regional score of 214.

The NCAA Women’s Golf Championship will be held May 21-24 at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga.

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Topics: Golf, NCAA Women's Golf Championship, Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Texas Longhorns

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