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No. 10 Florida Opens Spring Season on Saturday

No. 10 Florida Opens Spring Season on Saturday


Sunday, Feb. 4 – Tuesday, Feb. 6
Location: Palos Verdes Golf Club – Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
Host: Ohio State University 
Course Par/Yardage: Par 71 – 6,017 yards
Format: Match Play 
Tee Times: TBA
Live Scoring: Golf Stat
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No. 1 – Maisie Filler

No. 2 – Inès Archer

No. 3 – Paula Francisco

No. 4 – Sophie Stevens

No. 5 – Jackie Lucena


The No. 10 Florida women’s golf team opens the spring season at one of the best fields of the year in the Therese Hession Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club on Sunday, Feb. 4. 

Due to severe weather in the area, the format has been altered to two rounds of match play on Saturday with more details regarding on Sunday and Monday to be determined. Details on match pairings for Saturday and format for the remainder of the tournament will be updated as they become available. 

THE FIELD (Ranking)

Arizona (No. 26), Arizona State (No. 24), Baylor (No. 61), Clemson (No. 15), Florida (No. 10), Georgetown (No. 94), Mississippi State (No. 25), Ohio State (No. 45), Oregon (No. 7), Pepperdine (No. 20), San Jose State (No. 19), South Carolina (No. 6), Texas (No. 8), UCLA (No. 45), USC (No. 5) and Wake Forest (No. 1). 


Florida dominated the fall season with three consecutive victories behind back-to-back individual victories from Filler. A combined 25 strokes marked the margin of victory by UF along with 17 individual top-25 finishes. The team victories totaled 31 by head coach Emily Glaser; 32 total as she was an assistant coach for a win in 2011-12 at UF. This is the fifth time under Glaser that Florida has won three events in a season with the last being in 2019-20. It is also the seventh occurrence of multiple victories in a season with Glaser at the helm.

Maisie Filler’s fall play earned her two medalist honors and a spot on the ANNIKA Award Watch List and a two-time SEC Golfer of the Week recipient. She currently leads the Gators in nearly every statistical category and ranks second in stroke average in the SEC with a 69.67. She is one of two golfers in the SEC (LSU’s Ingrid Lindblad) who has two solo victories this season, which is also tied for second-most in Division I. The senior has finished 1-1-T2 in the last three events and under par for three of the four


Known prior as the Northrop Grumman Challenge, Therese Hession retired in January 2022 after 30 years as the head…


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