SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly will protect the title and provide as host when the 2022 Huge West Convention Women’s Golfing Championship commences a three-day operate Sunday at the San Luis Obispo Country Club.
Mentor Sofie Aagaard‘s Mustangs claimed their next Huge West crown a yr back at the Yorba Linda Country Club, edging runner-up UC Davis by two strokes. Extended Seaside Point out was 3rd, a further two shots back.
“We will have some fantastic competitiveness to problem us in our endeavor to keep the trophy in San Luis Obispo,” reported Aagaard. “Hawai’i has had a wonderful spring year, successful most recently 3 weeks in the past in Fresno. UC Irvine has fireplace ability, as found in Fresno as perfectly with under par rounds. There is a good opportunity it will be a fight all the way to the past gap on working day three, the way a great championship need to be!”
Amid the nine teams in the industry for the 3-working day function, Cal Poly has the maximum Golfstat.com position at No. 68, adopted by Hawai’i at No. 80, UC Riverside at 118th and Prolonged Seaside State at 126th.
1st tee time for all three days of the championship is established for 7:30 a.m. from the to start with tee. The prime 3 seeded groups will tee off very first.
Cal Poly is web hosting the Big West Championship for the first time because 2009. The training course underwent main renovations in 2020-21, including new styles, rolled turf edges and noticeably bettering drainage under the direction of golf class architect Todd Eckenrode. The locale features picturesque sights, pure and undulating greens, white sand bunkers and laser-leveled tee packing containers for a memorable golf working experience.
In addition to the 2021 title and a berth in the NCAA Stanford Regional, Cal Poly also claimed the Huge West crown in 2017, edging UC Riverside by one stroke, on its way to the NCAA Albuquerque Regional.
The Mustangs have been idle due to the fact positioning fifth in the Fresno Condition Invitational on March 22 at the Belmont Nation Club. Cal Poly received again-to-back again tournaments in Highlands Ranch (Ron Moore Intercollegiate) and Fort Collins (Ptarmigan Ram Vintage), both in Colorado in Oct.
“In apply, we have been concentrating excess on green studying and program administration/strategy execution with solution pictures to position the ball in the superior places on the greens,” stated Aagaard. “There have been tons of aggressive drills in practice to maintain the energy heading and to demonstrate up on April 10 with confidence and a winner’s frame of mind.”
Final year’s person title went to Very long Beach front State’s Holland Shourds by one particular stroke over Cal Poly’s Caroline Cantlay and UC Irvine’s Megan Yang. Shourds carded rounds of 70, 73 and 71 for a 214 overall, earning her the 3rd straight Lengthy Beach State golfer to gain major medalist honors.
Shourds has graduated, but Cantlay and Yang equally return for the championship along with Angelina Kim of Prolonged Seaside Condition, Vanessa Betancourt of UC Riverside and Andrea Gomez Lloret of UC Davis, all of whom shared fourth put in the 2021 party.
In addition to Cantlay, a senior, Cal Poly will be represented by senior Elizabeth Scholtes, junior Jensen Jalufka and freshmen Kamille Dimayuga and Kaylyn Noh. Senior Vanessa Wang is an alternate.
Noh is Cal Poly’s No. 1 golfer in scoring with a 73.5 common about 21 rounds with 5 best-20 finishes and 8 rounds of par or better, together with 5 rounds in the 60s. Noh finished 2nd in both equally Colorado activities and was fourth in the Hobble Creek Slide Vintage.
Scholtes and Cantlay the two are averaging 74. strokes for every spherical. Scholtes, who did not participate in in the tumble, won the spring opener, the Valley Invitational in Bakersfield, whilst Cantlay’s very best complete was a tie for sixth location in the Ptarmigan Ram Vintage.
Dimayuga sporting activities a 74.6 scoring common with a pair of major-10 finishes although Jalufka averages 74.7 strokes for every round with four top-20 finishes in her final five tournaments.
The 45 players will participate in a observe round Saturday with a 1 p.m. shotgun commence adopted by a welcome dinner in the primary dining space at the system.
Are living scoring will be out there, with a website link at the major of the web site.