2013-14 Women's Golf News

July 2, 2014
Christine Duschek-Hansen Named All-American Scholar
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – GRU Augusta women’s golf senior Christine Duschek-Hansen, who just finished her collegiate career, can add an All-American Scholar accolade to her list of accomplishments, after the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced the list of 664 women’s collegiate golfers from Division I, II & III who maintained at least a 3.50 GPA throughout the 2013-14 season.

July 1, 2014
Haigwood Dominates Judson Collegiate & Legends
ROSWELL, Ga. –Rising Jaguar sophomore Jessica Haigwood, the 2014 GRU Augusta Female Freshman of the Year, just won the 2014 Judson Collegiate & Legends Pro-Am Challenge by 10 strokes on Monday, June 30th, after she shot a second-round 66 to tie the tournament record at the Country Club of Roswell in Roswell, Ga.

June 27, 2014
Former Jag Natalie Wille Wins First Pro Event
GRODINGE, Sweden. – Former Jaguar women’s golfer Natalie Wille won her first event as a professional in the Nordea Tour’s Frontwalker Ladies Open at Botkyrka Golf Club in Sweden on Friday, June 27th, while GRU Augusta rising sophomore Josefine Nyqvist took home low amateur accolades.

June 6, 2014
Women’s Golf Wins NCAA Public Recognition Award
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Women’s Golf team was the recent recipient of the NCAA Public Recognition Award, bestowed to Division I athletic teams that compete while maintaining an academic progress rate in the top-10 percent for their individual sport.

June 5, 2014
GRU Augusta Golf Camp Sees Record High Numbers
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Golf program wrapped up its annual Golf Camp on Thursday with a record number of 30 campers attending at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

May 27, 2014
Golf Camp Set For June 2nd-5th
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Golf programs have announced plans to host the 2014 Golf Camp from June 2nd-5th at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

May 10, 2014
No. 29 Jags Finish 11th at NCAA West Regional To End Season
CLE ELUM, Wash. – No. 29 GRU Augusta finished the NCAA West Regional in 11th place after the third and final round at the Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash. The top-eight schools will compete in the NCAA National Championships May 20-23 at Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

May 9, 2014
No. 29 GRU Augusta Improves To 12th at NCAA Regional
CLE ELUM, Wash. – No. 29 GRU Augusta is just six shots behind the eighth place team at the NCAA West Regional after they finished the second round with a 306 to sit 35-over par at the Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash.

May 8, 2014
No. 29 Jags Sit 14th At NCAA West Regional
CLE ELUM, Wash. – The No. 29th-nationally ranked Jaguar Women’s Golf team finished the first 18 holes in 14th place at the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf West Regional at the Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash. The top-eight schools after 54 holes of play will compete in the NCAA National Championships May 20-23 at Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

May 7, 2014
2014 Birdie Club Banquet Photo Gallery!
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Check out some photos from the annual Birdie Club Banquet that took place in the Jaguar Student Activities Center on Sunday May 4, 2014. The mission of The Birdie Club is to provide much-needed funding for the Jaguar men’s and women’s golf programs through generous donations of individuals and corporations for the purpose of competing at the highest level in intercollegiate golf.

April 29, 2014
No. 29 GRU Augusta Headed To NCAA West Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 29th-ranked GRU Augusta Women’s Golf team is headed to the NCAA West Regional after the NCAA made a live announcement via Golf Channel during their Golf Central program Monday night.

April 23, 2014
GRU Augusta 29th In The Nation
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Women’s Golf team continues to climb the national poll as the No. 29th-ranked team according to Golfstat.com’s most recent NCAA Division I rankings that came out Wednesday, April 23rd.

April 22, 2014
No. 33 GRU Augusta Primed For Postseason
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With a strong season that saw them notch eight top-five finishes and a regular season-ending victory in the Rebel Intercollegiate, the GRU Augusta Women’s Golf squad awaits the NCAA Regional selection show as the No. 33-ranked team in GolfStat.com’s collegiate rankings. It will be the third postseason appearance in the last four years for women’s golf.

April 17, 2014
Jaguar Golf Camp Set For June 2nd-5th
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The men’s and women’s GRU Augusta Golf programs have announced plans to host the 2014 Jaguar Golf Camp from June 2nd-5th at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

April 5, 2014
No. 32 Jaguars Finish First At Rebel Intercollegiate
OXFORD, Miss. – No. 32 GRU Augusta took the title in the 18-team field with a 7-over par 871, which is the second lowest 54-hole score in tournament history at the Rebel Intercollegiate, sponsored by Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss.

April 4, 2014
Jaguars All Alone At No. 1 After First Day Of Rebel Intercollegiate
OXFORD, Miss. – The No. 32 GRU Augusta Women’s Golf team sits all alone at No. 1 after the first day of play at the sixth annual Rebel Intercollegiate (April 4-6) at the Ole Miss Golf Course Friday.

March 25, 2014
Jaguars Take Fourth At Briar’s Creek Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – After finishing the first 36 holes as the number one team at the Briar’s Creek Invitational, the GRU Augusta Jaguars survived the high winds and moisture to clinch a fourth-place finish in the 17-team field event at The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek Tuesday.

March 24, 2014
GRU Augusta No. 1 At Briar’s Creek Invitational
JOHN’S ISLAND, S.C. – GRU Augusta sits all alone at number one after the opening round of play at the Briar’s Creek Invitational in the 17-team field event at the Golf Club at Briar’s Creek.

March 23, 2014
No. 34 GRU Augusta Ready For Briar’s Creek Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 34 GRU Augusta Jaguars play their fourth tournament of the 2014 season at the Briar’s Creek Invitational at the Briar’s Creek Country Club from March 24-25 in John’s Island, S.C., hosted by College of Charleston.

March 20, 2014
30th Annual Lauderdale Golf Tournament Set
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Join Georgia Regents University Augusta Friday, April 18 at Forest Hills Golf Club and spend the day on the links in the Lauderdale Golf Tournament to support the elite men’s and women’s golf programs at GRU Augusta as well as scholarship and academic support programs.

March 15, 2014
Jaguars Stay Steady Throughout To Card 6th
AUGUSTA, Ga. - After a 36-hole Saturday finish to the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate, the GRU Augusta Jaguars maintained their initial position of a sixth-place finish as they held of Illinois and Purdue down the stretch.

March 14, 2014
GRU Augusta Tied For 6th At 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars teed off in Augusta at Forest Hills Golf Club in the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate for Georgia Regents to finish tied for sixth after the opening-18 holes on Friday.

March 12, 2014
GRU Augusta Hosts 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars host their first tournament as GRU Augusta and their first in six years with a new sponsor at the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate at Forest Hills Gold Club from March 14-16.

March 6, 2014
Join The Birdie Club To Support Jaguar Golf
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men’s and women’s golf teams are underway with their 2014 seasons and there is still time to join The Birdie Club. View the membership application attached to this email for information on how to join and stay tuned to jaguarsroar.com for details on the upcoming men’s and women’s home golf tournaments.

February 20, 2014
GRU Augusta No. 32 In Nation
AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a second-place finish at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on Feb. 18 and a fifth-place spot at the UCF Challenge on Feb. 11, the GRU Augusta women’s golf team has climbed to No. 32 in the latest Golfstat rankings, which were released Wednesday morning.

February 18, 2014
GRU Augusta 2nd At Lady Puerto Rico Classic
RIO GRANDE, P.R. – The Jaguars finished second overall in their second tournament of the spring 2014 season at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on the Rio Mar Country Club River Couse, finishing with a 17-over 881.

February 17, 2014
Jags Move To Second At Lady Puerto Rico Classic
RIO GRANDE, P.R. – The Jaguar women’s golf team jumped up two spots in the second round of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic to take second place behind No. 8 Arkansas after GRU Augusta senior Casey Kennedy shot a 4-under 69 on Monday morning on the Rio Mar Country Club River course.

February 16, 2014
Jags Tee Off In Puerto Rico
RIO GRANDE, P.R. – The Jaguars impressed in their first day of overseas action with a fourth-place finish after their first round at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on the Rio Mar Country Club’s River Course Sunday morning.

February 11, 2014
Casey Kennedy Places 2nd Overall At UCF Challenge
ORLANDO, Fla. – Senior Casey Kennedy finished second overall at the UCF Challenge with a 5-under 211 after she shot an even par 72 in the third and final round Tuesday morning to help GRU Augusta to a fifth-place finish at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.

February 10, 2014
GRU Augusta Remains In Top Five At UCF Challenge
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Jaguar women’s golf team remains in the top five after the second day of the UCF Challenge at Eagle Creek Golf Club, led by senior Casey Kennedy’s round-two 71 to sit 5-under par.

February 9, 2014
Jags 4th After Day One Of UCF Challenge
ORLANDO, Fla. – Senior Casey Kennedy is tied for second place individually after she posted a 4-under 68 in the opening day of the UCF Challenge at Eagle Creek Golf Club to lead GRU Augusta to fourth place after first day action in Orlando, Fla.

February 8, 2014
Jags Tee Off At UCF Challenge Feb. 9
ORLANDO, Fla. - The GRU Augusta Women’s golf team left for the Sunshine State today to compete in their first spring tournament of the season in the UCF Challenge, hosted the University of Central Florida, at Eagle Creek Golf Club on Sunday, Feb. 9 to Tuesday, Feb. 11.

January 31, 2014
Jags Open 2014 At UCF Challenge Feb. 9-11
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Women’s Golf program opens its 2014 slate in the Sunshine State at the UCF Challenge, hosted by Central Florida Feb. 9-11 at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.

October 28, 2013
GRU Finishes Fourth At Palmetto
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- The GRU Augusta Women’s Golf squad carded its low round of the tournament Monday in the third and final round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate at Turtle Point Golf Course.

October 27, 2013
GRU Seventh At Palmetto Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- GRU Augusta stood in seventh place midway through the second round Sunday in the Palmetto Intercollegiate at Turtle Point Golf Course. Play was suspended due to darkness at 6:30 p.m., and will resume Monday morning at 8:30 a.m.

October 13, 2013
Jaguars Take Fifth In Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- GRU Augusta posted a final-round 314 Sunday and finished fifth in the Diane Thomason Invitational hosted by the University of Iowa at Finkbine Golf Course.

October 12, 2013
Jaguars Third In Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- GRU Augusta booked rounds of 303 and 300 Saturday in the first two rounds of the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course.

September 22, 2013
Jaguars Third At Lady Paladin Invite
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- GRU Augusta posted a final round of 9-over 297 Sunday and took third place in the 42nd Lady Paladin Invitational at Furman University Golf Course.

September 21, 2013
Jags Grow Lead At Lady Paladin Invite
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- GRU Augusta turned in an even-par 288 in rainy conditions and extended its lead to five strokes Saturday during the second round of the 42nd Lady Paladin Invitational at Furman University Golf Course.

September 20, 2013
Jaguars Grab Lead At Lady Paladin Invite
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- GRU Augusta registered the second-lowest round in the 13-year history of the Jaguar Women’s Golf program Friday in the 42nd Lady Paladin Invitational at Furman University Golf Course.

September 17, 2013
Jags Finish Fourth In Season Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Paced by strong collegiate debuts from its three freshmen, the GRU Augusta Women’s Golf squad tipped off the 2013-14 season Tuesday with a fourth-place finish in the Minnesota Invitational at The Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, Minn.

September 16, 2013
Jags Sixth In Twin Cities
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The GRU Augusta Women’s Golf squad opened its season 2013-14 season Monday in the Minnesota Invitational, and three Jaguar freshmen led the way.

September 15, 2013
Jaguars Tee Off In Twin Cities
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The GRU Augusta Women’s Golf program begins its third season Monday under head coach Kory Thompson when the Jaguars open their 2013-14 campaign at the Minnesota Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn.

September 9, 2013
Jaguars Unveil 2013-14 Slate
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta Women's Golf coach Kory Thompson recently announced the completion of the Jaguars' schedule for the 2013-14 season.