What’s Happening: The Boise State women’s golf team travels to Colorado to compete at the prestigious Heather Farr/CU Memorial, Sept 29-30.
The Tournament: The 54-hole tournament will begin with the first two rounds teeing off on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. The final round of the tournament will take place Tuesday, Sept. 30 with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
Live Stats: While results from the tournament will be available at www.broncosports.com , if you want to follow the action live, you can follow the Broncos at http://cubuffs.statsgeek.com/golf-w/live/2008hf/.
The Course: The tournament will be held at the par-72, 6,211-yard Vista/Sunshine tournament courses at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club in Broomfield, Colo.
The Field: Joining the Broncos in the 20 team field is: Colorado, Colorado State, CSU Long Beach, Eastern Washington, Fresno State, Georgia State, Gonzaga, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana State, Nevada, Northern Colorado, Notre Dame, Portland State, San Diego State, Texas Tech, UC Davis, Weber State and Wyoming.
About The Heather Farr Invitational: The tournament’s namesake was the childhood friend and LPGA co-member of Colorado head coach Anne Kelly. An outstanding junior, amateur and professional golfer, Farr was well on her way to becoming a star on the Tour, but was diagnosed with a rare and serious form of the disease in her mid-20s. This tournament is being held as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Last Week at the Giustina Memorial Classic: The Bronco women finished the two-day tournament with a 54-hole total of 957 (+93) to place eighth overall. They defeated the University of Portland by five strokes (962) and Idaho by
Iris Ocariza recorded the best score for the Boise State women in the tournament with a three-round total of 231 (+15) to place 11th overall. The junior from Honolulu, Hawaii turned in a third-round score of seven-over par 79, the top Bronco score of the day. Senior Lindsey Shean had the second best round of the day for Boise State with a score of 80 (+8). She finished the tournament tied for 34th with a 243 (+27), while freshman Noelle Zavaleta finished 33rd overall after firing a 242 (+26).
Rounding out the contingent for the Bronco women were junior Minhee Park and senior Mandi Hedberg, who finished 40th and 41st respectively.