OU women announce golf schedule

NORMAN– University of Oklahoma head women’s golf coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell and Vice President and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione announced the Sooners’ 2018-19 tournament schedule Monday.

The Sooners will participate in nine regular-season events before hosting both the Big 12 Championship and an NCAA Regional.

“We put together another great schedule for the team and are excited for the season to get going,” said Drouin-Luttrell. “Once again, we’re hosting the Schooner Fall Classic in September at Belmar Golf Club and we’ll need the help of Sooner Nation for volunteers. We have one of the best tournament field in the country and we’re looking forward to showcasing the best in collegiate golf right here in Norman. One of the most exciting elements of schedule is that we’ll be playing in Oklahoma three times on three different courses.”

Oklahoma opens the season at the Minnesota Invitational in Woodbury, Minnesota, on Sept. 10 and 11 at Prestwick Golf Course. The Sooners then return home for the sixth-annual Schooner Fall Classic on Sept. 28-30.

Hosted in partnership with the Toby Keith Foundation at the Belmar Golf Club in Norman, the Schooner Fall Classic continues to be one of the premiere regular-season tournaments in college golf. Five of the 15 teams in this year’s field qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships.

Fans interested in volunteering at the Schooner Fall Classic as a live scorer or spotter can sign up here.

The Sooners continue their fall schedule with the Magnolia Invitational on Oct. 14-16 at the Old Waverly Golf Club in Starkville, Mississippi, and the Jim West Challenge at the Kissing Tree Golf Club in San Marcos, Texas, on Oct. 28-29.

OU finishes its fall slate south of the border at the Battle at the Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Nov. 2-4 at the Club Capestre San Jose.

The season resumes on Feb. 18-19 when the Sooners travel to Melbourne, Fla., for the Moon Golf Invitational at Duran Golf Club.

The Sooners close the regular season with three tournaments in Arizona, beginning with the Westbrook Spring Invitational on Feb. 24-25 at the Westbrook Village Golf Club in Peoria. Oklahoma won last season’s edition of the Westbrook Invitational by shooting an 842 (-10).

OU has another chance to repeat as tournament champions at the Clover Cup on Mar. 15-17 at the Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. Oklahoma won the 2018 Clover Cup and senior Julienne Soo has won the medalist portion in both 2017 and 2018 editions of the event.

The regular season concludes with the ASU Ping Invitational at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix on Mar. 29-31.

Oklahoma is the host institution for the 2019 Big 12 Championship, held April 14-16 at the Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow. It will be the first time that the conference’s championship tournament will be held in the Tulsa area.

The Sooners will also host an NCAA Regional at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on May 6-8, marking the first time since 2013 that OU has hosted an NCAA Championship event on its home course.

The 2019 NCAA Championships will be held May 17-22 at The Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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