April 3, 2018

Buckeyes Prepping for 38th Edition of Lady Buckeye


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s golf team hosts its only tournament of the 2017-18 campaign, the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, April 14-15 at the OSU Golf Club’s Scarlet Course. Admission is free to the tournament, which the Buckeyes are hosting for the 38th time.

Name: Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
Course: OSU Golf Club – Scarlet Course (Columbus, Ohio)
Yardage: 6,319 yards – Par 72
Format: Play 6, count 4 | 54 holes
Schedule of Play:
Saturday, April 14 (36 holes with shotgun start beginning at 8:30 a.m.)
Sunday, April 15 (18 holes with tee times beginning at 8:30 a.m.)
*All times local
Field (14 teams): *Golfstat Top 25 Collegiate Rankings listed
Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, No. 16 Kent State, Maryland, No. 12 Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Oregon State, Penn State, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Toledo, No. 15 Washington

Early Weather Channel forecasts are predicting partly sunny skies with temperatures in the low- to mid-60s.

Ohio State recorded its third-consecutive Top 5 finish when it finished fifth at the Clemson Invitational at The Reserve at Lake Keowee in Sunset, S.C., March 23-25. Junior Niki Schroeder led the Buckeyes at 4-under to tie for 12th, her best finish since placing 11th at Big Ten Championships last April. A native of Avon Lake, Ohio, Schroeder followed up an opening-round 69 Friday before a 1-under 71 Saturday and an even-par 72 in the final round Sunday. Sophomore Adeena Shears finished right behind her in a tie for 15th at 3-under, matching Schroeder in the final two rounds after an opening-round 70. The tournament marked Shears’ third Top 25 finish of the season.