The No. 25 Buckeyes tee off for the first of four rounds Friday morning

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Therese Hession, head coach of the Ohio State women’s golf team, previewed the 2009 Big Ten Championships hosted this weekend on Purdue’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Ind. The Buckeyes tee off for the opening round starting at 8:45 a.m. with round two beginning at approximately 12:30 p.m. The event continues with a single round Saturday and Sunday. Live scoring is available on

Under Hession’s direction, the Buckeyes have finished lower than fourth just once in 17 conference tournaments. She has led Ohio State to seven Big Ten titles, including four championships in the last seven years.