SEDONA, Ariz. - The Northern
Arizona University women's golf team will play host to the 2010 Red
Rocks Invitational at the Oakcreek C.C. in Sedona, Feb. 27-28.
Saturday will be a shot gun start at 1 p.m., while Sunday will
start at 8 a.m. with a shot gun start with 18 holes played each
The field for the 2010 Red Rocks Invitational will include 18 teams – host Northern Arizona, Cal Poly, CS-Bakersfield, Eastern Michigan, Grand Canyon, Louisiana Monroe, Montana, Montana State, Northern Colorado, North Dakota State, Portland, South Carolina Upstate, Southern Utah, UC-Riverside, Utah Valley, Western Michigan, Western New Mexico and Xavier.
Four teams return for a fifth consecutive season to the event, including Montana, Montana State, Northern Arizona and Western Michigan.
Oakcreek Country Club, designed by the famous father and son team of Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr., can truly be described as a work of art. The par 72, 18-hole championship golf course (6,084 yards) is nestled among the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona with views beyond compare and the golf course design a masterpiece. For more information, visit www.oakcreekcountryclub.com.
Junior Megan Buck finished tied for second with a seven-over par 151 as the top finisher for the Northern Arizona. Buck carded a three-over par 75 in the final round to finish in a three-way tie with a pair of Michigan teammates, Ashley Bauer and Lydia Benitez. Montana State’s Kelly Gillum won the individual title with a four-over par 148 helped by a one-over par 73 in the final round. NAU finished fourth overall at 629, three strokes behind third-place finisher Winthrop. Oral Roberts was second at 622. Michigan won the team title with a 33-over par 609. The Lumberjacks were led by sophomore Alexa Kim, who finished sixth overall at 153 after a seven-over par 79 in the final round. Senior Ali Carter posted the low round for the Lumberjacks in the playing lineup with a 77 to finish in a tie for 13th.
Oakcreek Country Club (690 Bell Rock Blvd. • Sedona, AZ 86351 • (928) 284-1660) -- Head North on I-17 to Sedona exit. Take left on I-179 towards Sedona. Take left at the second stop light, Verde Valley School Road. Follow road for half a mile until four-way stop at Bell Rock Blvd. Turn right (north) and the course is on your left.
RED ROCKS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT HISTORY…
Click here for team and individual records and year-by-year results.
May 2, 2010 Athletics Department Hands Out Annual Awards
April 27, 2010 2009-10 Northern Arizona Womens Golf Season Highlights
April 19, 2010 Womens Golf Holds First Round Lead at Big Skys
April 15, 2010 Womens Golfer Buck Looking Forward to Big Sky Championships
April 2, 2010 Womens Golf Team Holds Clinic at Oakcreek
March 27, 2010 Womens Golf Finishes 15th at Mountain View Collegiate
March 26, 2010 Womens Golf 14th at Mountain View Collegiate
March 17, 2010 Womens Golf Finishes 13th at Northern Migration
March 15, 2010 Womens Golf Opens Tied for 13th at Northern Migration
March 12, 2010 Womens Golfer Dakin Banta Back in the Swing
March 7, 2010 Womens Golf Finishes 11th at Rio Verde
March 6, 2010 Womens Golf in 11th After Second Round at Rio Verde
March 5, 2010 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
March 5, 2010 Womens Golf in Sixth Place After First Day at Rio Verde
March 4, 2010 Womens Golf Continues Spring Action at Rio Verde Invite
February 28, 2010 Womens Golf Wins School-Record Fourth Team Title
February 27, 2010 Womens Golf Opens Red Rocks in Second after Day 1
February 25, 2010 Womens Golf Preview: Lumberjacks Host Red Rocks Invite
February 23, 2010 Lumberjacks Host Red Rocks Invitational This Weekend
February 5, 2010 Golf Selected Preseason Favorites in Big Sky
December 1, 2009 Student-Athletes Help Girls on the Run Program
November 19, 2009 Golf Program Inks Washington Product Parsons
November 5, 2009 Northern Arizonas Bremer Named Golfer of the Week
November 1, 2009 Womens Golf in Third at Cal Poly Tournament
October 15, 2009 Golfer Buck Earns Big Sky Honor
October 14, 2009 Buck Leads Womens Golf at New Mexico State Tournament
October 13, 2009 Womens Golf Led by Alexa Kim and Megan Buck in New Mexico
September 30, 2009 Golfer Stephanie Kim Named Big Sky Player of the Week
September 29, 2009 Womens Golf Wins Third Tournament in a Row, Stephanie Kim Wins Title
September 28, 2009 Womens Golf Sets Single Round Record, Leads at Grand Canyon Invite
September 22, 2009 Womens Golf Wins Second Tournament in a Row
September 21, 2009 Golfer Buck Leads Mountain Shootout; Lumberjacks One Back in Team Standings
September 20, 2009 Womens Golf Hosts Mountain Shootout at Flagstaff Ranch Monday
September 15, 2009 Womens Golf Wins Season Opening Tournament Hosted by Gonzaga
September 14, 2009 Womens Golf Leads Season Opening Tournament
July 20, 2009 Women's Golfers Participate in Women's Am Qualifier
June 9, 2009 Womens Golfers Qualify for U.S Womens Pub-Links
June 8, 2009 Womens Golfers Qualify for U.S Womens Pub-Links