March 31, 2016
By Chris Masters
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame women’s golf team has a final chance to tune up its game before the postseason as the Fighting Irish tee off at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Friday in the Bryan National Collegiate on the Bryan Park Champions Course (par 72/6,386 yards) in Browns Summit, North Carolina (just outside of Greensboro).
Notre Dame, which has been ranked in the top 25 nationally by Golfstat for much of the season and as high as No. 20 earlier this month, will look to rebound from an uncharacteristic 11th-place finish and 934 (+70) score at the LSU Tiger Classic 10 days ago.
Bryan National Collegiate
Dates: April 1-3, 2016
Format: 54 holes (18 holes Friday-Sunday)
Tee Times: 8:30 a.m. ET each day (split-tee starts on Friday-Saturday; shotgun start Sunday)
Location: Browns Summit, North Carolina
Course (Par/Yardage): Bryan Park -- Champions Course (par 72/6,386 yards)
Tournament Field (in order of latest Golfstat ranking): Virginia (20), Florida State (21), East Carolina (28), South Carolina (30), North Carolina State (31), Miami (Fla.) (37), NOTRE DAME (38), North Carolina (45), Michigan (48), Wake Forest (49 - tournament co-host), UCF (65), Kentucky (79), Penn State (87), Cal State Fullerton (128) and UNC Greensboro (203 - tournament co-host).
Notre Dame Lineup (2015-16 stroke average): Talia Campbell (73.09), Jordan Ferreira (75.13), Emma Albrecht (73.83), Maddie Rose Hamilton (75.04), Isabella DiLisio (74.13)
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
Here’s a look at five things you need to know as Notre Dame steps to the No. 10 tee at Bryan Park on Friday morning:
Wake Forest will provide live scoring of the Bryan National Collegiate through the Golfstat web site (Golfstat.com), with in-progress updates also provided through the Fighting Irish women's golf Twitter feed (@NDwomensGolf).
For more information on the Notre Dame women's golf program, visit the women's golf page of the official Fighting Irish athletics web site (UND.com/ndwomensgolf), sign up to follow the Notre Dame women's golf Twitter feed (@NDwomensGolf) or register for the Irish ALERT text-messaging system through the "Fan Center" pulldown menu on the front page at UND.com.
Chris Masters, associate athletics communications director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2001 and coordinates all media efforts for the Notre Dame women's golf and women's basketball programs. A native of San Francisco, California, Masters is a 1996 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, earned his master's degree from Kansas State University in 1998, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).