Women’s golf remains in Arizona for spring break
SEDONA, Ariz. – Illinois State will remain on its spring break journey this weekend as the team travels to Sedona, Arizona to compete in the Red Rocks Invitational hosted by Northern Arizona University.
Case: Red Rocks Invitation
If: March 18 – March 19, 2023
Where: Oakcreek Country Club / Sedona, Arizona.
Live scoring: BirdieFire
Participants (Golfstat Team Collegiate Rankings): Gonzaga (83), Grand Canyon (100), Delaware (108), Northern Arizona (112), Weber State (135), Cal Baptist (138), Cal State Fullerton (139), Idaho (146), Wyoming (165) , Northern Colorado (169), Creighton (177), State of Illinois (180), State of Wichita (189), Southern Utah (204), Towson (209), Montana (221), Eastern Washington (230), Utah Tech (N/E), Navy (N/A)
Redbird lineup (starting hole): Avalon Woodward (15b), Ali Schrock (15a), Michaela Kverkova (16), Kira Wolf (17), Dani Grace Schrock (18b)
Last time: Behind a balanced finals from the newcomer Dani Grace Schrock The Illinois State women’s golf team placed fifth out of 15 schools at the 2023 HCU Husky Intercollegiate.Dani Grace Schrock fourth overall in the tournament field with a six-over-222 for the three rounds Avalon Woodward just behind with a seven-over-223 to share seventh place. Michaela Kverkova was the Redbirds’ third-best overall finisher with a 54-hole 232 score to share 30th place. Ali Schrock And Kira Wolf He finished 51st overall with a three-round 239.
Redbird Story at Red Rocks Invitational: The Redbirds have competed in the event, including a fifth-place finish last season.
2022: 5th / 19 (287, 293, 307 — 887 +23)
2021: 8th / 19 (310, 310, 299 — 919 +55)
2019: 16th / 18th (312, 303, 299 — 914 +60)
About the course: Oakcreek Country Club, designed by the famous father-son team Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr., is truly a work of art. The 18 hole, par 72 championship golf course is nestled among the red cliffs of Sedona, Arizona with unparalleled views and course design that is a masterpiece. The golf course has a traditional layout similar to those you can find in the Midwestern United States. In typical Trent Jones fashion, the fairways are classic tree lined doglegs with fairway bunkers strategically placed in the landing areas and the greens are all slightly elevated and surrounded by large swirling green side bunkers. The course is “player friendly” and leaves a lot of room for error, but always offers the opportunity to recover and put bad shots back into play. The golf course covers 145 hectares including three lakes. Water comes into play on the first nine holes #4, #6 and #7. On the back nine, water comes into play twice at holes #10 and #18.
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