TCU Women's Golf Heads to Hawaii

Sanna Nuutinen

Sanna Nuutinen

March 10, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The 51st-ranked TCU women's golf team returns to action Tuesday, when it begins play at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kane'ohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i.

The tournament, held on the par 72, 6,099-yard Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course on Marines Corps Base, will feature 36 holes Tuesday and 18 on Wednesday. There will be 1 p.m. CDT shotgun starts each day. Live scoring is available at www.Golfstat.com.

In addition to TCU and host Hawai'i, the 15-team field includes Columbia, Gonzaga, Hawai'i-Hilo, Idaho, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Mississippi State, North Carolina State, North Texas, Osaka Gakuin of Japan, SMU, UTEP and Washington State.

The Horned Frogs will be in their first tournament since Feb. 16-18 at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.

Sanna Nuutinen, the lone senior in TCU's lineup, has a team-best 73.2 stroke average. The Helsinki, Finland, native has been the Horned Frogs' top finisher in four of six tournaments this season.

Nuutinen is ranked 71st nationally by Golfweek.

Also competing for TCU will be Kortnie Maxoutopoulis, Alex Sborov, Maria Maymon and April McCoy.

Maxoutopoulis joins Nuutinen as the lone Horned Frogs to play in all six tournaments this season. Maxoutopoulis is second on TCU with a 75.7 stroke average.

Sborov was a teammate of Maxoutopoulis at Foothills High School in Pleasanton, Calif. Sborov played in two fall tournaments with a 77.7 mark.

Maymon is third on TCU with a 76.3 stroke average, while McCoy is fifth at 77.2.

 

 


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