DURHAM, N.C. – After being back in school for only two weeks, the preseason third-ranked Duke women’s golf team will open the 2013-14 season on Monday, Sept. 9 in the Dale McNamara Fall Preview at the 6,136-yard, Par 70 Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.
The tournament will take place from Sept. 9-11 with 18 holes each day. Competing in the preview will be Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Duke, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Texas, Tulane, Tulsa, Vanderbilt and Southern California.
Duke will return to the Tulsa Country Club for the first time since the Blue Devils won their first NCAA Championship in 1999 under head coach Dan Brooks. Since then, Duke has claimed a total of five NCAA titles in 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
The Blue Devils will feature a lineup of senior Laetitia Beck, senior Alejandra Cangrejo, sophomore Celine Boutier, sophomore Yi Xiao and freshman Sandy Choi. Duke freshman Yu Liu is not available to participate in the preview as she is currently in her home country of China playing in the National Games of the People’s Republic of China.
Brooks, who enters his 30th season with the Blue Devils, has led Duke to five NCAA Championships, 17 ACC Championships, 17 top 10 finishes in the NCAA Championship and is coming off a runner-up placement at the 2013 NCAA Championship.
Live scoring will be available via www.Golfstat each day.