Oct. 5, 2005
THIS WEEK — The women’s golf team will travel to Franklin, IN this weekend to compete in the Legends of Golf Shoot-Out at the par-72 Legends of Indiana Golf Course. The teams will play 36-holes Monday and 18 Tuesday with an 8 a.m. start both days.
THE COMPETITION — The competing teams include: Ball State, Eastern Michigan, Louisville, Northern Illinois, Indiana, Kent State, Notre Dame, Illinois State, Georgetown, Rutgers, Toledo, Missouri, Southern Illinois, Illinois, St. Johns, Iowa, Campbell, Cincinnati and Ohio University.
Jill Marcum — Marcum, a sophomore, led the Hawkeyes in their last competition that included a career best 72. She has been Iowa’s leading scorer in two of three tournaments this season.
LAST COMPETITION — The Hawkeyes finished tenth at the Lady Northern Invitational September 24-25 in Bloomington, IN. Iowa carded a 925 with a low round of 300. Marcum led the Hawkeyes with a score of 229 (+13) to finish in a tie for 23rd.
LEGENDS OF GOLF SHOOT-OUT HISTORY — The last time the Hawkeyes competed in the Legends of Golf Shoot-Out was in 2003. The Hawkeyes finished 12th out of 18 teams in the 54-hole tournament. Karla Murra is the only current player who has played in this competition. She fired a low round of 75 in 2003.
QUOTING HEAD COACH Bobbe Carney — “It is going to be a strong field with a wide variety of teams. This is a pretty big tournament and if we play the way I know we are capable of playing we should finish strong.”