Feb. 22, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf returns to the links Sunday to compete in the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship. The three-day tournament is hosted by Tulane will be played on the par 72, 6105-yard English Turn Golf & Country Club in New Orleans.
The field is comprised on 15 Top 50 teams, including four of the top five teams ranked by Golfweek.
Name: 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship
Course: English Turn Golf & Country Club (par 72, 6105 yards)
Field: 18 teams (Golfweek rankings)
Oklahoma State (20)
Texas A&M (19)
Duke claimed the tournament title at the 2012 edition of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship with a 13-over 877. Colorado’s Alex Stewart recorded a tournament-record 5-under 211 to take the individual title in last year’s event. Stewart and the Blue Devils will be competing in the tournament this season.
The Buckeyes will be represented by seniors Amy Meier and Susana Benavides. Returning to action alongside them are teammates Allison Harper, Jan Chanpalangsri and Claudia Lim. Meier leads the team with a 75 stroke average, while Benavides is second at 75.76. All five Buckeyes have competed in all tournaments so far this season.
LAST TIME OUT – NORTHROP
The Ohio State women’s golf hosted the 18th-annual Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Feb.11-13 in Palos Verdes, Calif. The Buckeye ended in 16th with a 932.
Senior Amy Meier finished tied for 25th to lead the team, carding 12-over 225 following rounds of 71-78-76. Classmate Susana Benavides tied for 39th with a 229, while junior Allison Harper was tied for 58th with a 235.
Highs will reach the upper 60s, but rain is in the forecast for both Sunday and Monday with Monday having a potential for severe thunderstorms. Tuesday looks like a great day for golf with a high of 63 and no chance of rain.
The Buckeyes will spend spring break participating in the Dr. Donnis Thomspon Invitational Mar. 12-13 in Honolulu, Hawaii.