Women's Golf Opens Fall Season At Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic
Three-day tournament begins on Sunday in Fort Collins, Colo.
2017-18 LONG BEACH STATE WOMEN'S GOLF
Tournament No. 1
at Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic
Hosted by Colorado State
Ptarmigan Country Club (Par-72, 6,384-yards)
Fort Collins, Colo.
Sunday, Sept. 17 - First Round, 7 a.m. (PT) tee times
Monday, Sept. 18 - Second Round, 7 a.m. (PT) tee times
Tuesday, Sept. 19 - Final Round, 8 a.m. (PT) shotgun start
The Long Beach State women's golf team opens the 2017-18 campaign at the season opening Colonel Bill Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic on Sunday (Sept. 17) with opening round play, followed by second round action on Monday (Sept. 18) and the final 18 holes concluding on Tuesday (Sept. 19). All three rounds will be contested at the par-72, 6,384-yard Ptarmigan Country Club in Fort Collins, Colo. First and second rounds will have tee times beginning at 7 a.m. (PT) and final round play will begin with an 8 a.m. (PT) shotgun start.
LBSU will be among a 14-team field at this year's Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic. The Beach will compete with tournament host Colorado State, Boise State, Northern Arizona, UC Irvine, New Mexico State, Gonzaga, UNC Greensboro, Indiana, Nevada, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, Portland State, San Francisco, San Jose State and Wyoming.
LIVE FROM FORT COLLINS
Live play of all three rounds of the Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic will be provided on Golfstat.com.
BEACH STARTING FIVE + TWO INDYS
Redshirt sophomore Euna Pak (No. 1), junior Haley Tygret (No. 2), redshirt senior Savannah Knox (No. 3), junior Cara Barker (No. 4) and senior Jennifer Yu (No. 5) will represent the Beach at this year's Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic. Junior Breann Fox and sophomore Holland Shourds will compete as individuals for LBSU.
LAST YEAR IN FORT COLLINS
LBSU finished in 13th place among 15 teams at last year's Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic. The Beach posted a three-round team score of 61-over-par 925 after recording rounds of 311, 308 and 306. Sophomore Maria Davis was the top player for the Beach, placing 17th among 86 players with a 6-over 222 after carding rounds of 74, 73 and 75. San Jose State claimed the team title with a 7-over 871, winning by 14 shots over second-place UC Irvine (+21).
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MAXOUTOPOULIS NAMED ASSISTANT COACH
Kortnie Maxoutopoulis enters her first season as assistant coach for the Long Beach State women's golf program. Maxoutopoulis comes to LBSU after spending the last two seasons at Georgia Southern University. Maxoutopoulis helped the Eagles post four top-five finishes, including a first-place performance at the WKU-USM Spring Break Shootout. The Pleasanton, Calif. native played three seasons at Texas Christian University after completing her freshman season at Rutgers. She posted seven top-10 finishes at Rutgers and was named All-Big East and Big East All-Academic in 2011-12. She played in 24 tournaments at TCU and had three top-10 finishes and four top-25 performances in her senior year. She placed third at the 2015 Big 12 Championship and tied for fourth at the 2015 LSU Tiger Classic.
GOLD RUSH COMES TO LONG BEACH
The seventh edition of the Gold Rush hosted by Long Beach State, will take place Feb. 12-13, at El Dorado Park Golf Course in Long Beach. First and second round action is scheduled for Monday (Feb. 12) and the final round play will conclude on Tuesday (Feb. 13).
LBSU CO-HOSTS WITH UNLV FOR REBEL BEACH INVITATIONAL
Long Beach State will co-host with UNLV for the two-day, 54-hole inaugural Rebel Beach Invitational. First and second round play will take place on Monday, Feb. 26, while the final 18 holes will be played on Tuesday, Feb. 27. All three rounds will be contested at Spanish Trail Country Club in Las Vegas.
BIG WEST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO THE OC
The 2018 Big West Conference Women's Golf Championship heads down to Orange County as the three-day, 54-hole tournament will take place on Sunday, Apr. 15, at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine.
LBSU returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 26, for the two-day, 54-hole Coeur d'Alene Resort Invitational hosted by Gonzaga at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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