Women's Golf

WGOLF Heads to Houston for The Dickson

Feb. 25, 2017

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue women's golf team resumes its spring season Monday, heading to Houston for The Dickson, hosted by the University of Houston at The Woodlands Country Club. The Boilermakers will play 36 holes Monday, opening with an 8 a.m. CT shotgun start, and follow up with 18 more Tuesday against the 16-team field.

THE FIELD
The inaugural edition of The Dickson features a solid field, including 10 top-50 squads and 13 of the 16 teams earning a spot in the top-100. Second-ranked Florida State headlines the field, coming off a first-place showing at their Florida State Match-Up on Feb. 10-12, at their own Don Veller Seminole Golf Club. No. 15 Kent State tied for runner-up honors at the Boilermakers' Lady Puerto Rico Classic, while 19th-ranked Texas A&M and No. 22 Oklahoma round out the list of top-25 squads. Purdue has gone head-to-head with four teams in this week's field, posting a 4-3 record against them.

TeamGolfWeekGolfStat
Florida State23
Kent State1510
Texas A&M1917
Oklahoma2223
TCU2730
Texas Tech2935
Purdue3318
SMU3742
UNLV3839
Houston5051
Tulane7375
UTSA8086
Texas State9289
Houston Baptist----
North Texas----
St. Thomas----
Tulsa----


THE COURSE: The Woodlands Country Club - Tournament Course
The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course will play host to this week's action, playing 6,296 yards, par 72. Designed by Robert von Hagge, the Tournament Course is the annual home of The Insperity Invitational on the PGA Champions Tour.

AT THIS EVENT
Monday starts the inaugural playing of The Dickson, named for long-time club director and friend of Houston women's golf, Jim Dickson. The Boilermakers have had solid success playing in the Longhorn State over the past few years, taking second at the 2015 Dallas Athletic Club/SMU Invitational and also earning silver at the 2016 Red Raider Invitational, played at the Rawls Club in Lubbock.

THE PLAYERS (Season Stats)

PLAYERHOMETOWNRDS.AVG.TOP 10LOW 18LOW 54
Micaela FarahLima, Peru378.0077232
August KimSt. Augustine, Fla.1272.3368210
Marta MartinMadrid, Spain1275.1171217
Melati PutriDenpasar, Bali974.2171214
Cova SanJuanAviles, Spain974.6070220


#BOILERNOTES
• Sophomore Covadonga SanJuan matched her top individual showing of the season at the 2017 Lady Puerto Rico Classic, carding a four-over, 220, including a second-round, two-under, 70
• Senior August Kim has played 66.7 percent of her rounds at par or better this season, good for a team-high eight rounds at the mark
• Kim made the Boilermakers' first eagle of the season in Puerto Rico, making a two on the par-four, 378-yard No. 9 hole at Rio Mar Country Club River Course
• Freshman Micaela Farah turned in a team score in all three rounds in Puerto Rico, joining teammate Melati Putri in accomplishing the feat in her first career event with the Boilermakers
• Head coach Devon Brouse will field the same lineup in consecutive tournaments for the first time this season, after making changes in the first four outings of the year
• Purdue won its season-opening tournament for the second straight season, tying for the team title at the Minnesota Invitational (Sept. 12-13)
• The Boilermakers placed two individuals in the top-10 of three straight tournaments in the fall, marking the first time since 2013, when they accomplished the feat in six consecutive outings
• The Boilermakers' sixth-place effort at the Windy City Collegiate was their best since winning the event in 2011, and marked their first tournament victory over conference rival Northwestern since the 2013 NCAA Championships
• Purdue finished the fall by shooting eight-over, 872, at the Landfall Tradition and taking fourth place in an impressive field in Wilmington, North Carolina
• Kim advanced to Stage III of the LPGA Qualifying Tournament in the fall, one-of-11 amateurs to reach the final stage
• GolfWeek.com's Lance Ringler picked the Boilermakers to win the Big Ten Conference this season.
• Purdue has four players currently on the LPGA Tour, including tour rookie Laura Gonzalez Escallon who tied for eighth at the 2017 season-opening LPGA Pure Silk Bahamas event, and Maude-Aimee Leblanc who tied for seventh at the 2017 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open

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