BERKELEY – The California women’s golf opens its spring season at the Peg Barnard Invitational hosted by Stanford in Palo Alto.
The 36-hole tournament will feature 14 teams at the par-71, 6,084-yard course from Feb. 15-16. Teams will play 18 holes each day with a 9 a.m. shotgun start slated for both days of the tournament.
The Bears will go with a lineup of Hannah Suh, Morgan Thompson, Lucia Gutierrez, Carly Childs and Nicola Rossler this week. Suh, Thompson, Childs and Rossler all competed for the Bears in last season’s runner-up finish at the tournament with Thompson finishing fourth individually with a 69-72=141 (-1).
California has twice won the Peg Barnard Invitational with back-to-back titles in 2011 (579) and 2012 (587). Rossler competed for Cal during both title runs, finishing 13th in the 2012 season and 34th in the 2011 season. A Golden Bear has won individual medalist honors three times. Emil y Childs – sister of Carly – won in 2011 and 2012, and Joanne Lee won the title in 2010.
FORMAT: Two-day, 36-hole tournament with 18 holes each day. The top-four individuals from each five-member team with the lowest scores for each 18-hole round constitute the scoring members for that given round.
TEE TIMES: There will be a shotgun start both days of the tournament with a tee time of 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
LIVE SCORING: Live scoring will be available on GolfStat.com
COMPETING TEAMS (GolfWeek Ranking as of Feb. 14, 2014) (5) Stanford (17) Oregon (26) California (40) San Diego State (41) UC Davis (43) Denver (47) UNLV (50) Colorado Fresno State Long Beach State Oregon State San Jose State UC Irvine USF