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Women’s Golf Readies for 2023 NCAA Championships

Women’s Golf Readies for 2023 NCAA Championships

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Ole Miss women’s golf team returns to Scottsdale for the second time in the last three years, hoping to take back the title of national champions. The Rebels are set to begin play at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, Friday, May 19. at the Grayhawk Golf Club.


The 156-person field is comprised of 30 teams. Additionally, six women not on those already qualified teams will compete with the field for the individual championship.


Players will first compete in three 18-hole roads of stroke-play competition from Friday to Sunday. Following the third round, the field will be cut to the top 15 teams and top nine individuals for Monday.


Monday’s fourth round of stroke play will take place, at which point the individual national champion will be crowned. Following the fourth round, the field will be cut to the top eight teams to move on to the match play bracket beginning Tuesday, which will be seeded in order of finish in stroke play.


A knockout match play competition will then take place to determine the team national champion. Quarterfinal and semifinal match play rounds will be held Tuesday, May 23, and the Championship will be on Wednesday, May 24.


GOLF Channel will provide live coverage for the final three days of the championships. Coverage will feature individual stroke play national championships and the team match play semifinals and finals.

  — Friday, May 21 – 18 holes (3:20-4:04 p.m. CT)

  — Saturday, May 22 – 18 holes

  — Sunday, May 23 – 18 holes

  — Monday, May 24 – 18 holes (Top 15 teams make cut for final round of stroke play)

  — Tuesday, May 25 – Quarterfinals & Semifinals (Match Play)

  — Wednesday, May 26 – Championship (Match Play)

Andrea Lignell (Sr.*)

— Leads the team with a stroke average of 71.68 in 2022-23

— Captured her first two career medalist finishes for the Rebels in the fall at the Cougar Classic and The Ally

— Shot a 204 (-9) at the Cougar Classic, marking a new career-low 54-hole score and tying her for the second-lowest 54-hole score in program history

— Has finished in the top 3 individually in six of her nine tournament appearances

— Named to ANNIKA Award First Spring Watch List

— 2022-23 First-Team All-SEC selection

— Earned a third-place finish at the prestigious Augusta…


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