UCLA Travels to Tempe, AZ to Compete in the PING/ASU Invitational

March 31, 2011

Tempe, AZ -

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The No. 2/No. 3 (Golfweek/Golfstat) ranked UCLA women's golf team will travel to Tempe, AZ to compete in the 39th annual PING/ASU Invitational. The tournament will take place from Friday, April 1st to Sunday, April 3rd and will be played at Karsten Golf Club.

First round action will begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. PT on Friday and fans at home can follow live scoring at Golfstat.com.

Seventeen teams will battle for team and individual honors, including nine from the Pac-10 (all except Oregon) and nine ranked in the top 25 (USC (1), UCLA (2), Arizona (8), Cal (9), Arizona State (11), Pepperdine (20), Vanderbilt (21), Stanford (23) and Texas (25)).

In their last tournament, the Bruins took home third place at the Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn with a score of 887 (+23). The Purdue Boilermakers were the winners of the tournament, finishing seven strokes ahead of second place USC and eight strokes ahead of the Bruins.

Individually, junior Stephanie Kono had the best finish for the Bruins as she ended up tied for 8th at 220 (+4). She now leads the team with four top-10 finishes and ten rounds under par on the year. Sophomore Tiffany Lua tied for 13th place while senior Glory Yang ended up tied for 16th after posting a final round 72 (E). Freshman Ani Gulugian finished in a tie for 20th place while sophomore Lee Lopez tied for 23rd. Finally, junior Brianna Do competed as an individual and tied for 31st place after posting a tournament score of 228 (+12).

Gulugian, Lopez, Lua, Kono and Yang will all be competing for the Bruins this weekend.

Last year, UCLA overcame a 12-storke deficit on the final day to win the team title at the PING/ASU Invitational, boasting an overall score of 856 (-8) after shooting a final round 279 (-9). Stephanie Kono also took home individual medalist honors after sinking a 50 foot birdie putt on the final hole. She won by one stroke after posting a tournament score of 207 (-9).


EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Monday, Feb 22
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 23
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
T-6th (+17, 881)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
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vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 20 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Saturday, May 21 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 22 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Monday, May 23 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Tuesday, May 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Wednesday, May 25 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
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