DURHAM, N.C. – Coming off a very impressive victory at the Tar Heel Invitational two weeks ago, the fourth-ranked Duke women’s golf team will head to Wilmington, N.C., to close out the 2017 fall slate at the Landfall Tradition Oct. 27-29.
The tournament will feature another stellar field that includes five top 10 opponents – Alabama (2), Duke (4), South Carolina (7), Furman (8) and Oklahoma State (9). Other teams competing include Clemson, Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, NC State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Purdue, UCF, UNCW and Virginia.
Hosting the event will be the 6,166-yard, par 72 Country Club of Landfall, which is a Pete Dye Course. The Blue Devils have won the Landfall Tradition on two different occasions in 2009 and 2015.
In three tournaments this season, Duke has won two at the Jim West Challenge and Tar Heel Invitational. The Blue Devils have combined to shoot 45-under-par in the three tournaments. Duke was a school-record 33-under at the Jim West Challenge and 31-under at the Tar Heel Invite.
Blue Devil senior Leona Maguire owns two tournament wins in three appearances in the fall and is currently ranked No. 6 nationally. Maguire, who is from Cavan, Ireland, has shot 23-under-par and holds an amazing 68.78 stroke average in nine rounds.
A product of Bangkok, Thailand, Boonchant has opened the season with a 70.33 stroke average and is ranked No. 34 in the Golfweek Individual Rankings. She has finished no worse than tied 15th so far in her collegiate career. Other Blue Devils currently ranked in the top 100 of the Golfweek ledger are Belac (60) and Carta (65).
Live scoring will be available via www.GolfStat.com.