Sooners Back in Action in Arizona

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Annie Barraza
By Annie Barraza
Student Assistant
MARCH 16, 2017

NORMAN – The No. 24 Oklahoma women’s golf team continues its spring season Friday through Sunday (March 17-19) at the Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz. The tournament will be held at the par-72, 6,184-yard Longbow Golf Club.

The Sooners are making a quick turnaround, returning to competition after concluding the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational on Sunday. Oklahoma finished in a share of fourth place at the par-72, 6,227-yard Mountain View Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.

OU logged a three-round score of 879 (+15). Sophomore Julienne Soo led the Sooners throughout the tournament shooting a 215 (E). Soo finished in a share of seventh place out of 75 competitors. Teammates Valerie Tanguay and Rylee Pedigo also finished in the top 25 with Soo. Tanguay tied for 16th place at 220 (+4) and Pedigo finished in a share of 20th place at 221 (+5).

Live results for the Clover Cup will be available on BirdieFire.com.

TOURNAMENT FIELD (GOLFWEEK RANKINGS IN PARENTHESES)


Florida State (3)

Arizona State (4)

Oklahoma (24)

TCU

Kentucky

Houston

Vanderbilt

Notre Dame

Minnesota

FIU

Indiana

Nebraska

Cincinnati

UNCG

IUPUI 

OU LINEUP

Julienne Soo, Sophomore: Coming off a share of seventh place at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational (216; E) … Fired a 71 (-1) in the second round of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational, sinking three birdies … Tied for eighth place at The Dickson (215; -1) … Finished ninth overall at the Florida State Match-Up with a 214 (-2).

Valerie Tanguay, Junior: Coming off a share of 16th place at 220 (+4) at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Carded three birdies in both the second and third rounds of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Shot a 220 (+4) to tie for 24th place at The Dickson … Finished in a share of 39th place carding a 224 (+8) at the Florida State Match-Up.

Rylee Pedigo, Junior: Shot a 221 (+5) to tie for 20th place at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Moved up 21 spots and pocketed four birdies in the final round (70; -2) of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Finished in 40th place at The Dickson (224; +8) … Tied for 13th place at the Florida State Match-Up, carding a 216 (E).

Ana Ruiz, Junior: Finished in share of 33rd place at 224 (+8) at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Registered a 75 (+3) in the third round of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational … Shot a 226 (+10) to tie for 51st place at The Dickson … Finished in share of 17th place (217; +1) at the Florida State Match-Up.

Hannah Wood, Junior: Coming off a share of 33rd at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational (224; +8) … Finished the third and final round of the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational posting a 74 (+2) … Tied for 54th place at The Dickson (227; +11) … Shared 25th place at the Florida State Match-Up where she shot a 220 (+4). 

THE COURSE

The tournament will be held at the par-72, 6,184-yard Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.

FORMAT

Teams will compete in 54 holes of stroke play over three days (18 holes per day).

WEATHER

Friday: High of 93 degrees with W-SW winds at 4 mph.

Saturday: High of 95 degrees with S winds at 8 mph.

Sunday: High of 94 degrees with S winds at 10 mph. 

LIVE RESULTS

Live scoring and results are available at BirdieFire.com.

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