Women's Golf Travels to Princeville Fall Classic
October 29, 1998
THIS WEEK: Mon.-Tues, Nov. 2-3 at Princeville Fall Classic (U of H) Kauai, HI
BEARS TRAVEL TO HAWAII: The California women's golf team concludes its fall schedule at the second-annual Princeville Fall Classic, Nov. 2-3, at the University of Hawaii. The tourament is part of the Rolex Collegiate Golf Tour. The Golden Bears did not compete at the inaugural tournament. The two-day 54-hole tournament features 27 holes on each day. Both days have an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
BEARS LINE-UP: The Bears stick with the same starting five they have utilized all fall. Freshman Anne Walker, senior Eden Anderson, junior Nicole Bolter, sophomore Cheryl Lala and junior Lisa Yamane.
ABOUT THE COURSE: The Princeville Golf Course (Par 72) is located on the North coast of the island of Kauai. Princeville sports three nine-hole courses named Ocean, Lakes and Woods. Players play all three nines each day. The Ocean/Lakes course will run 5,847 yards, the Lakes/Woods is 5,882 yards and the Woods/Ocean is 5,887 yards.
NATIONALLY-RANKED TEAMS AMONG THE FIELD: The complete 18-team field includes: Hawaii, BYU, Cal, Cal Sate Northridge, UCLA, Long Beach State, Nebraska, Nevada, Northern Arizona, Ohio State, No. 14 Oklahoma State, No. 20 Oregon State, San Diego State, San Francisco, No. 21 Texas A&M, Tulane, No. 25 Washington and Washington State.
STANFORD WOMEN'S INTERCOLLEGIATE RECAP: Cal went up against the best in the country last weekend at the 19-team Stanford/PEPSI Women's Intercollegiate and saw mixed results as a team and individually. As a team, Cal finished in 15th-place carding a 937 overall, fluctuating between 12th and 15th-place during the 54-hole tournament. Cal was led individually by redshirt freshman Anne Walker (Lanarkshire, Scotland), who took seventh place firing a one-over-par 220, five shots off the lead.
WALKER ROLLS ON: Walker has taken the collegiate scene by storm placing seventh, first, 14th and seventh in her first four meets this season.
LALA EMERGES AS NO. 2 GOLFER: The future looks bright for Cal golf as its Top 2 golfers so far this year are Walker, a freshman, and sophomore Cheryl Lala. Lala boasts a 77.1-round average.
HEAD COACH: Nancy McDaniel is in her fourth season as head coach of the Bears. One of the most successful golfers ever to compete at the University of Washington, McDaniel served as team captain as a senior and earned one All-America and two Pac-10 All-Star team selections.
Fall 9/8-9 Colorado St. Ram Classic 2nd/20 teams 295-303-308=906 9/14-15 BYU Invite 1st/14 teams 302-295-299=896 10/12-13 Northwest Invite 7th/13 teams 310-312-300=922 10/23-25 Stanford W. Intercollegiate 15th/19 teams 308-313-316=937 11/2-3 Princeville Fall Classic Spring 2/15-16 Wave Invitational - Pepperdine 3/1-2 Bay Area Classic - Cal, USF 4/1-3 Karsten/ASU Invitational 4/10-11 California Collegiate 4/23-25 Pac-10 Championship 5/6-8 Western Regionals - Texas A&M 5/19-22 NCAA Championship - TulsaCAL RECORDS SET
1998 FALL SEASON:
Team finish at major tourn. (over 3 teams): 1st (14 teams)/BYU Invitional Team record for 18 holes: 295 (1st round)/Ram Fall Classic: 295 (2nd round)/BYU Invitational Team record for 36 holes: 597 (1st two rounds) BYU Classic Team record for 54 holes: 896 BYU Invitational Indiv. finish at major tourn. (over 3 teams): Anne Walker 1st (78 golfers)/BYU Invitational Individual record for 18 holes: Anne Walker 70 (1st rnd)/Ram Fall Classic 70 (3rd rnd) Northwest Invitational Individual record for 36 holes: Anne Walker 146 (74-72)/BYU Invitational Individual record for 54 holes: Anne Walker 217 (74-72-71)/BYU Invitional