Women's Golf Heads to Schooner Fall Classic

Sanna Nuutinen

Sanna Nuutinen

Oct. 4, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The 39th-ranked TCU women's golf team returns to action Saturday when it begins play at the inaugural Schooner Fall Classic in Norman, Okla.

The 15-team tournament will be held at the par 70, 6,082-yard Belmar Golf Club. Eighteen holes will be played each day through Monday.

Joining TCU and host Oklahoma in the field are Arizona State, Denver, Florida State, Georgia, Kent State, Kentucky, LSU, Oklahoma State, Pepperdine, SMU, Texas A&M, Texas State and Texas Tech.

The Horned Frogs will be playing their third tournament in a 15-day stretch. TCU opened the fall with a third-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo., before an 11th-place result earlier this week at the Windy City Collegiate Classic in Highland Park, Ill.

TCU will be represented at the Schooner Fall Classic by senior Sanna Nuutinen, juniors Kortnie Maxoutopoulis, April McCoy and Chaney Uhles and freshman Alex White. Nuutinen, Maxoutopoulis, McCoy and White have played in both tournaments this season, while Uhles will be in her second event.

Nuutinen has a team-best 74.3 stroke average. The Helsinki, Finland, native had a third-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

Maxoutopoulis and McCoy rank second and third on the Horned Frogs with 75.5 and 75.8 marks, respectively. Uhles and White are both at 77.7.

TCU's opening-round tee times Saturday begin at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring is available at www.BirdieFire.com.

 

 


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