DURHAM – The Duke women’s golf team heads to the beach this week as the 18th-ranked Blue Devils close the fall season at the Landfall Tradition Oct. 27-29 at the Country Club of Landfall’s Pete Dye Course in Wilmington, N.C.
The field of 18 teams will play 18 holes each day on the 6,194-yard, par-72 course. Competing this week will be Alabama, Arizona, Central Florida, Duke, East Carolina, Furman, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan State, NC State, Nebraska, Penn State, Purdue, Clemson, Southern Methodist, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and UNC Wilmington.
For the fourth straight event, Duke will field a lineup of senior Phoebe Brinker, senior Anne Chen, graduate student Emma McMyler, sophomore Andie Smith and freshman Katie Li. Junior Rylie Heflin will also compete as an individual for the second time this fall.
So far this season, Brinker has paced the Blue Devils on the year with a 70.89 stroke average with two top-20 finishes. Duke golfers have combined to register 19 even or under par rounds over the last two tournaments, including six rounds in the 60s.
Duke competes in the Landfall Tradition for the 10th time in school history. The Blue Devils have claimed the team title on three occasions (2018, 2017, 2016). Duke has turned in top-five placements in six of the nine appearances in the event. Three different Blue Devils have claimed the individual title – Virginia Elena Carta (2018), Gina Kim (2018) and Ana Belac (2017).
The action will also feature live scoring on www.GolfStat.com.
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