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No. 21 Gators Set for Debut at Valspar Augusta Invitational

No. 21 Gators Set for Debut at Valspar Augusta Invitational


Saturday, March 11 – Sunday, March 12
Location: Forest Hills GC – Augusta, Ga. 
Host: Augusta University 
Course Par/Yardage: 72 / 6,244 yards

36 holes on Saturday and 18 holes on Sunday 
Tee Times: 7:45 a.m. shotgun on Saturday and 9 a.m. shotgun on Sunday
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No. 1 – Maisie Filler

No. 2 – Jackie Lucena

No. 3 – Marina Escobar

No. 4 – Annabell Fuller

No. 5 – Taylor Roberts

Ind. – Karoline Tuttle.

THE FIELD (Golfstat top-25)

No. 2 Wake Forest, No. 12 Florida State, No. 16 Oklahoma State, No. 18 Ole Miss, No. 21 Florida, No. 24 Duke, Augusta (host), Alabama, Coastal Carolina, Furman, Georgia Southern, Minnesota and Virginia Tech. 


The Florida women’s golf team continues its stretch with its first of tournaments in the state of Georgia with the Valspar Augusta Invitational. The Gators are paired with Florida State and Ole Miss on day one. 


UF will makes its debut in this weekend at the tournament. 


The Gators defended Mark Bostick Golf Course for the eighth straight time with a victory at the VyStar Credit Union Gators Invitational. After the tournament was altered to 36-holes due to heavy rain on Saturday, Florida trailed a stroke back from SEC foe Mississippi State at the end of round one that was completed this morning. The Gators started hot out of the gates in the final round with a 279 (-1) to win by four strokes over the No. 7 Bulldogs and No. 25 UCF. 

The victory marked the 26th time in program history for Florida at the VyStar Gators Invitational. It also was the eighth time under head coach Emily Glaser and the ninth time overall in her 12 years for the Gators; assistant coach in the 2011-12 season. UF has now won 28 tournament titles with Glaser at the helm.

Three Gators placed three in the top-10 with Maisie Filler finishing runner-up for the third time in her career. The junior shot both rounds in the 60s and tied her career-low in round three with a bogey-free 65 (-5) to finish 7-under. Her one of four birdies on the back nine at 15 (par-3, 166 yards) moved her one shot back from the lead then her final birdie on 17 (par-4, 320 yards) moved her into the solo lead.


Maisie Filler added another achievement to her career as she was officially invited to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur (ANWA). She becomes the fifth Gator to recessive the honor as…


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