uk golf women 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/14) — The University of Kentucky women’s golf team begins postseason play this weekend with a trip to Hoover, Ala., for the SEC Championship.

The three-day, 54-hole tournament begins Friday, April 18 and wraps up Sunday, April 20 at the Greystone Golf and Country Club.

Last time out

The Wildcats are coming off a seventh place finish at the Rebel Intercollegiate, where UK posted a team score of 19-over par, 883. Freshman Haley Mills recorded her fourth top 20 finish of the season by tying for 16th with a four-over par, 220. Sophomore Sarah Harris just missed a top 20 placing after tying for 25th with a score of 6-over par, 222.

Breed leads the team with a season scoring average of 73.67 and two top 10 finishes. Mills ranks second with a 73.75 scoring average and two top 10 finishes as well. As a team, Kentucky has four top five finishes through eight tournaments.

About the SEC Championship

Alabama returns to Greystone as the defending SEC Champions after winning the 2013 event by 14 strokes. UK’s Sarah Harris was the individual runner-up with a score of 9-over par, 225. Liz Breed also finished in the top 10 by tying for sixth at 11-over par, 227. As a team, the Wildcats placed fifth at the 2013 SEC Championship. Eighteen holes will be played Friday through Sunday, with fixed tee times on holes No. 1 and No. 10 starting 9 a.m. ET each day. The Greystone Course will feature a par-71, 6,037-yard setup.

The field

All 14 SEC teams will be in action over the weekend with seven of the teams ranked in the top 25, including No. 4 Arkansas, No. 6 South Carolina, No. 7 Alabama, No. 13 Vanderbilt, No. 16 LSU, No. 19 Florida and No. 22 Auburn.

Coach Borst quotables

“I can't believe it's time to head back to Birmingham for the SEC Championship this week,” said Kentucky head coach Golda Johansson Borst. “This spring has really flown by and we have learned a lot during our regular season events that has helped us prepare for the championship. I know the girls are ready to have some fun and to play some smart aggressive golf this weekend.”

Up next

Following the SEC Championship, UK will await to find out where they are headed for the NCAA Regionals, which are held May 8 - 10.

Greystone Golf & Country Club
Hoover, Ala. – April 18-20
Par: 71
Yardage: 6,037
Live Scoring: Stats

UK lineup

  • Liz Breed

  • Haley Mills

  • Sarah Harris

  • Cylia Damerau

  • Alessandra Walker
For more information on the University of Kentucky women’s golf team please visit UKathletics.com.

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,689.86
-56.12 (-0.32%)    
2 S&P 2,103.84
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.28
-0.50 (-0.01%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5749

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3754

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3047

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3011

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2487

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16164

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15113

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 31, 2015 3011

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1426

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 920

State Fair President Commends Hopkins County Fair…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 870

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 561

Henderson Woman Faces Rape Charges

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 449

Four Wheeler Pursuit Results in Charges

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 442

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 415

A.G. Conway Announces Two Cybercrimes Arrests for…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 414

One Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 383

Fairgoers Enjoy Fair Weather Thursday Night

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News