Maroon and Gold to end the season at the Big Ten Championship on Friday

Women’s Golf | 20/04/2022 15:28:00

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – For their final event of the season, the University of Minnesota Women’s Golf Team will take on their conference rivals in the Big Ten Championship. The three-day event will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The 54-hole tournament will give a team a shot at winning a Big Ten Championship title. Teams will play one round each day of the weekend, starting on Friday and ending on Sunday. Minnesota’s lone victory came in 1989, with Kate Hughes earning individual medalist honors. It was the last time a gopher claimed that honor.

Fox Chapel Golf Club is hosting the event after TPC River’s Bend hosted the event from 2017 to 2021. Michigan State will defend its 2021 victory, which was the last time the tournament was played, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ohio State won the tournament in 2019.

The Gophers will send a lineup of seniors Joanna Freejunior Grace Curranjunior Emma CharpentierSenior Geraldine Wongjunior Lea Herzog and freshman Alexis McMurray.

Free, Curran and Carpenter competed in the Big Ten Championship last year, where the Gophers finished 11and.

Fox Chapel Golf Club’s 18-hole Seth Raynor golf course was restored in 2020, which features 97 new bunker shapes as seen on the original 1923 course. prestigious in the world according to Links Magazine, offers a challenging layout at 6,696 yards and a par 71. Its distinctive, elevated, multi-tiered greens compel golfers of all skill levels to play unique and imaginative shots. .

Coverage of 40and The Big Ten Conference Championship will be provided by Big Ten Network and the FOX Sports app. Fans can also follow the tournament via live scores on or at the link above.