2016-17 Women's Golf News

July 19, 2017
Haigwood Wins Georgia Women’s Open
KENNESAW, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf senior Jessica Haigwood carded a final round of 3-under par 69 for a championship total of 3-under par 141 to win the Georgia Women’s Open on Tuesday at PineTree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga.

July 6, 2017
Nyqvist Named WGCA All-American Scholar
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced on Wednesday, July 5 with a total of 952 women’s collegiate golfers recognized and Augusta University senior Josefine Nyqvist represents the Jaguars.

June 28, 2017
Haigwood Claims Low Medalist Honors To Qualify For U.S. Amateur
ROSWELL, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf four-year starter, Jessica Haigwood, qualified for the 117th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, which will be contested Aug. 7-13 at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Haigwood shot a 69 (-3) to win the 2017 U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier at Ansley Golf Club’s Settindown Creek Course on Tuesday, June 28.

June 1, 2017
Augusta Golf Camp Set For June 5-8
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's golf programs have announced plans to host the 2017 Augusta Golf Camp June 5-8 at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

May 23, 2017
Augusta Women’s Golf 2016-17 Recap
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team wrapped its 2016-17 season after making a run in the NCAA Regional Championships. The season featured 11 Division-I tournaments across the nation and culminated in the program’s seventh trip to the NCAA Tournament.

May 10, 2017
Jags Wrap Season At NCAA Athens Regional
ATHENS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team missed its first trip to the NCAA Championships by five strokes after finishing in ninth place at the NCAA Athens Regional on Wednesday afternoon at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

May 9, 2017
Augusta Sheds Eight Strokes In Day Two Of NCAA Athens Regional
ATHENS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team improved by eight shots in round two of the NCAA Athens Regional and sits in ninth place after two rounds at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

May 8, 2017
Augusta Women’s Golf Earns Fourth Consecutive At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team will make its fourth-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament, after earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Athens Regional. The Jaguars will play at the University of Georgia Golf Course May 8-10. The regional selections were announced on Golf Channel and streamed live on the Golf Channel website on Thursday, April 27 at 11:00 a.m.

May 8, 2017
Augusta Ties For Ninth To Start NCAA Athens Regional
ATHENS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team shot a 14-over 302 on Monday to for ninth with North Carolina in day one of the NCAA Athens Regional at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

April 11, 2017
Jags Tie For Second With Texas A&M At Brickyard Collegiate To Wrap Regular Season
MACON, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team posted its best finish of the spring season with a tie for second at The Brickyard Collegiate on Tuesday at The Brickyard Golf Club at Riverside. In their final regular-season tournament, the Jaguars finished four shots off the lead to share second with No. 21 Texas A&M.

April 10, 2017
Augusta Nine Shots Off The Lead After 36 Holes At The Brickyard Collegiate
MACON, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team played two rounds on Monday to open play at The Brickyard Collegiate and are nine shots off the lead in third place at The Brickyard Golf Club at Riverside.

March 28, 2017
Jags Surge To Fifth At Henssler Financial Intercollegiate, Haigwood Cards Third
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team returned to the Henssler Financial Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday at Pine Tree Country Club and finished fifth out of 14 teams. Augusta senior Jessica Haigwood finished third overall to lead the Jaguars.

March 20, 2017
Haigwood Sets Tourney Record To Win 3M Augusta Invitational, Jags Climb To Third
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf senior Jessica Haigwood finished 12-under par to set the new tournament record and win the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club Sunday afternoon. The Jaguars ascended the leaderboard at their home event and carded third place with an 885 (+21) out of 14 teams.

March 19, 2017
Haigwood Leads The Field Through 36 Holes At 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team climbed six spots on the leaderboard Saturday afternoon in round two at the 3M Augusta Invitational. The Jaguars are tied for fourth place heading into the finale at Forest Hills Golf Club. Senior Jessica Haigwood turned in a round-two 66 (-6) for the lowest score of her collegiate career.

March 17, 2017
Jaguars Open Play In 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team opened play in the 12th-annual 3M Augusta Invitational on Friday at Forest Hill Golf Club and the Jaguars sit 10th of 14 teams through round one of play. Senior Jessica Haigwood is tied for fourth overall in the field of 78.

March 15, 2017
Women’s Golf Looks To Repeat As Hosts Of 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team welcomes 14 Division I teams for the 12th annual 3M Augusta Invitational March 17-19 at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

February 21, 2017
Augusta Finishes Tied For Sixth At CDI
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The Augusta University women’s golf team tied for sixth place with host Michigan State at the Central District Invitational on Tuesday at St Lucie Trail Golf Club.

February 20, 2017
Augusta Third Through Two Rounds At Central District Invitational
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The Augusta University women’s golf team began its second tournament of the spring season with 36 holes in the Central District Invitational at St Lucie Trail Golf Club. Augusta is in third place out of 14 teams with one more round to play on Tuesday.

February 14, 2017
Augusta Takes 12th At Lady Puerto Rico Classic
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico – The Augusta University women’s golf team wrapped the first event of the 2017 season on Tuesday at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic. The Jaguars finished in 12th place at 42-over par in the 15-team field.

February 13, 2017
Women’s Golf 13th After 36 Holes In Puerto Rico
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico – The Augusta University women’s golf team moved to 13th place through two rounds in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at Rio Mar Country Club River Course in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

February 12, 2017
Augusta Women’s Golf Returns To Puerto Rico To Open Spring 2017
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico – The Augusta University women’s golf teams returns to the Lady Puerto Rico Classic for the fourth consecutive year as they open the 2017 spring season Feb. 12-14 at the Rio Mar Country Club River Course in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

February 12, 2017
Augusta Lady Jags Tee Off In Puerto Rico
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico – The Augusta University women’s golf team opened its spring season on Sunday at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic for the fourth consecutive year. After round one, the Jaguars are tied for 11th at 17-over par on Rio Mar Country Club River Course in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

November 21, 2016
Augusta Women’s Golf Finishes Top 10 All Fall Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Competing in five events in the fall portion of their 2016-17 schedule, the Augusta University women’s golf team finished top five in four events and top 10 in all.

November 7, 2016
The Birdie Club Announces Augusta University Golf Social & Scramble For Nov. 10-11
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Birdie Club and the Augusta University men's and women's golf teams will host the second annual Augusta University Golf Social at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The social event is on the eve of the Augusta University Golf Scramble on Friday, Nov. 11 at Forest Hills Golf Club.

October 25, 2016
Augusta Wraps up Fall Season In Eighth At Palmetto Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – With an eighth-place showing at the Palmetto Intercollegiate on Tuesday, the Augusta University women’s golf team wrapped up their fall schedule. The Jaguars have finished in the top 10 in all five events so far this season. Augusta shot 898 (+34) in the 20-team field at Turtle Point Golf Club after 54 holes of play.

October 23, 2016
Augusta Tied For Sixth With Campbell To Open Palmetto Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Augusta University women's golf team began their final event of the fall season on Sunday at the Palmetto Intercollegiate and the Jaguars are tied for sixth after 18 holes at Turtle Point Golf Club.

October 22, 2016
Palmetto Intercollegiate Wraps Up Fall Play For Women’s Golf Oct. 23-25
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Coming off a second-place showing, the Augusta University women’s golf team plays the Palmetto Intercollegiate Oct. 23-25 at Turtle Point Golf Club. The Jaguars have finished top five in all four events this season and are ranked No. 34 in the nation.

October 18, 2016
Augusta Takes Second At Greenville Regional Preview For Lowest Finish This Season
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Augusta University women’s golf team completed the Greenville Regional Preview on Tuesday afternoon and improved by seven strokes to take second place at Brook Valley Golf Club. It is the lowest finish for the Jaguars this fall and is the fourth top-five finish for the team on the season.

October 15, 2016
Women’s Golf Heads To Greenville Regional Preview Oct. 17
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Augusta University women’s golf team competes in the 2016 Greenville Regional Preview Oct. 17-18 at Brook Valley Country Club.

September 25, 2016
Yi Guides Augusta To Fourth At Lady Paladin Invitational
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s golf team carded their third top-five finish in their third event of the season at the Lady Paladin Invitational on the Furman University Golf Course. The Jaguars ended the 54-hole event on Sunday in fourth place out of 20 teams.

September 24, 2016
Augusta Climbs Eight Spots After 36 Holes At Lady Paladin Invitational
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s golf team returned to competition at the Lady Paladin Invitational on the Furman University Golf Course and are in fourth place out of 20 teams after round two on Saturday.

September 22, 2016
Women’s Golf Reveals 2016-17 Online Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team unveiled their 2016-17 online media guide and fans can view it on Augustajags.com – the official website for Jaguar Athletics. Click the link or image below!

September 22, 2016
Women’s Golf Focuses On Lady Paladin Invitational Sept. 23-25
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s golf team will return to action on Friday for the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C.

September 13, 2016
Augusta Finishes Fourth At Texas Tech
LUBBOCK, Texas – The Augusta University women’s golf team competed in their second event of the new season at the Red Raider Invitational on The Rawls Course and the Jags finished in fourth place out of 15 teams on Tuesday afternoon.

September 6, 2016
Freshman Linda Lundqvist Leads Jags To Tie For Third At Louisville Kickoff
NORCROSS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team began year two under head coach Caroline Hegg on Tuesday in the Louisville Fall Kickoff at Berkeley Hills Country Club in Norcross, Ga. The Jaguars tied for third with Vanderbilt at 24-over par after 36 holes of play.

September 3, 2016
Women’s Golf Opens Season In Georgia At Louisville Fall Classic
NORCROSS, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team starts the 2016-17 season at the Louisville Fall Kickoff on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the at the Berkeley Hills Country Club in Norcross, Ga.

August 31, 2016
JP van der Walt named Assistant Coach For Augusta University Golf
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University announced JP van der Walt as the new assistant coach for the women's and men's gold programs on Wednesday afternoon. JP van der Walt, from Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, comes from a golf family with ties to the PGA Tour and has experience coaching in the NCAA.

August 10, 2016
Women’s Golf Reveals 2016-17 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf head coach Caroline Hegg announced on Wednesday morning the Jaguars’ 2016-17 schedule, which is highlighted by the program’s annual 3M Augusta Invitational in March and a total of 10 regular-season tournaments.

July 18, 2016
Women’s Golf Receives NCAA Public Recognition Award For Top 10 Academic Progress Rate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf team has been recognized by the NCAA for ranking in the top 10 percentile of the Division I Academic Progress Rate for the 2014-15 academic year.

July 6, 2016
Moliner, Nyqvist Named Women’s Collegiate Golf All-American Scholars
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced on Tuesday morning with a total of 828 women’s collegiate golfers recognized with the prestigious honor. Augusta University freshman Cecilia Diez Moliner and junior Josefine Nyqvist made the list for the Jaguars.