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Canes Golf Opens 2017-18 Season in Oklahoma

Canes Golf Opens 2017-18 Season in Oklahoma

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s golf team opens its 2017-18 season on Saturday, as it travels to Norman, Okla., to take part in the fifth annual Schooner Fall Classic. This year’s event will be held at the par 71, 6,046-yard Belmar Golf Club.
 
THE BASICS
-Tee times will begin at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, 10:10 a.m. on Sunday and 9:10 a.m. on Monday (all times ET).
-Each round will consist of 18 holes.
-The format will be five players in the starting lineup for each team, with the top four scores counting toward the team total.
-Live scoring for the tournament will be available at BirdieFire.com.
 
COMPETING TEAMS
Oklahoma (Host), Alabama, Baylor, Central Florida, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Mississippi State, Notre Dame, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas State, Tulsa, Washington.
 
WATCH THE FINAL ROUND ON FOX SPORTS
The final round of the Schooner Fall Classic will be aired on the FOX Sports GO app. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET.
 
PLAYING FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Hosted in partnership with the Toby Keith Foundation, the Schooner Fall Classic is a unique tournament that ties in a community service element for all participating student-athletes and coaches. Following Saturday’s opening round, the golfers and staff members have the opportunity to interact with children staying at OK Kids Korral in Oklahoma City.
 
THE WORD ON THE CANES
-The Hurricanes enter the tournament following a 2016-17 campaign, which saw Miami earn its second-consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship.
-Miami earned a trip to the NCAA Championship for the 25th time in program history.
-Miami’s finish in the NCAA Championship was its 10th top-20 finish in tournament history. The Hurricanes’ finish also was their best since the 1992 appearance when they placed 10th.
-Miami returns three starters from last year’s NCAA lineup, including Dewi Weber, Renate Grimstad and Macarena Aguilera.
-Miami’s trip to Oklahoma will be the first of three tournaments the Hurricanes will compete in this fall.
 
THE LINEUP
Macarena Aguilera
-Competed in 10 events during her freshman season in 2016-17.
-Her best finish of the year came at the Florida Challenge as she tied for 24th.
-Saw action at the 2017 ACC, NCAA Regional and NCAA Championship events. 

Kristyna Frydlova
-Will make her Miami and collegiate debut this weekend.
-Arrives in Miami with an extensive amount of international experience.
-Captured the 2013 and 2015 Czech International Under 18 Championships.
-One of three freshman on this year’s team.
 
Renate Grimstad
-Saw action in 12 events during her freshman season.
-Posted a scoring average of 74.66 in 35 rounds.
-Notched three top 10 performances a year ago, including an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Regional.
-Her best finish of the year came at the UCF Challenge, as she tied for third.
 
Roos Haarman
-Will make her Miami and collegiate debut this weekend.
-Captured the 2016 Dutch National Open Championship.
-Captured her first amateur championship crown during the 2014 Faldo Series.
-One of three freshman on this year’s team.
 
Dewi Weber 
-Selected as a 2017 Golfweek Preseason All-American.
-Has posted 11 career top 10 finishes.
-Earned WGCA Second Team All-America honors as a sophomore.
-Posted a team-best 71.9 strokes per round average during the 2016-17 season.