Women's Golf Announces 2011-12 Schedule
Aug. 26, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Coming off an impressive NCAA Tournament appearance, Golda Johansson Borst and the University of Kentucky women's golf team have released their 2011-12 schedule.
Borst, in her second season as the UK women's golf head coach, will compete in tournaments across seven different southern states including Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
"We are really excited about our fall tournament schedule and I think this fall will be a good challenge for us," said Golda Borst when referring to the fall schedule that kicks off Sept. 10-13 in College Station, Texas at the Texas A&M "MO"-morial.
The University of Kentucky will then return home to host its own annual tournament, the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational on Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The invitational will be a top-notch event, hosting 16 NCAA teams stretching from Michigan to Miami, Fla.
The toughest test of the fall for the Cats will be the Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac-12 Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn. This tournament will feature top teams from two of the premier women's golf conferences.
"Our key tournament of the fall will be the SEC/Pac 12 Challenge in Knoxville, Tn.," Borst said. "We are striving to be one of the best teams in the country and this tournament will give us the opportunity to play with those teams who are currently sitting at the top of the rankings."
The women's golf team will then finish up the fall season in San Antonio for the UTSA Alamo Invitational on Oct. 30-Nov. 1.
The Cats will kick off their spring schedule in Orlando with the UCF Challenge on Feb. 12-14.
Kentucky will then head to Baton Rouge, La. for the LSU Golf Classic on Mar. 9-11 before heading back to Florida for the Lady Gator Invitational in Gainesville on Mar. 16-18. The ladies will round out the regular season with the Bryan National Collegiate in Browns Summit, N.C. on Apr. 6-8.
Kentucky will kick off post-season play with the SEC Championship in Fayetteville Ark. from Apr. 20-22. The NCAA Regionals will be on May 10-12 before the NCAA Championship on May 22-25 in Nashville, Tenn.