Houston to Compete in Mexico this Weekend

Nov. 2, 2017

Live Scoring BirdieFire
Lineup Leonie Harm
Megan Thothong
Allie Andersen
Courtney Tibiletti
Amanda Elich

Friday, Nov. 3 • 18 holes
8:30 a.m. shotgun start

Saturday, Nov. 4 • 18 holes
8:30 a.m. shotgun start

Sunday, Nov. 5 • 18 holes
8 a.m. shotgun start

Location Club Campestre San Jose
San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
6,360 yards • Par 72
Season Stats Season Statistics
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SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico – The University of Houston Women’s Golf program wraps up its fall season this weekend with the first international trip in school history.

The 22nd-ranked Cougars compete at the Battle at the Beach, hosted by Baylor at on the 6,360-yard, par-72 course at Club Campestre San Jose. Teams will play 18 holes each day, beginning Friday morning and running through Sunday.

Friday’s and Saturday’s rounds tee off with 8:30 a.m., shotgun starts each day, while Sunday’s Final Round begins with an 8 a.m., shotgun start.

This will be the first time Houston Women’s Golf has competed outside the United States after the program was created in time for the 2013-14 season.

Fans can follow live scoring from the Battle at the Beach by visiting BirdieFire.com and following the appropriate links or by clicking here.
Under the leadership of fourth-year Head Coach Gerrod Chadwell, the Cougars will be represented by junior Leonie Harm, senior Megan Thothong, junior Allie Andersen, senior Courtney Tibiletti and sophomore Amanda Elich.

Harm leads the Cougars with a 72.08 scoring average and six rounds of par or better, while Thothong stands second with a 72.83 average and five rounds of par or lower.

The Cougars, who check in at No. 22 in the latest Golfstat national rankings, will compete against a field, which features 10 of the nation’s top-40 programs.

Houston faces No. 1 UCLA, No. 13 Texas, No. 20 Wake Forest, No. 21 Virginia, No. 24 North Carolina, No. 25 Vanderbilt, No. 31 Oklahoma, No. 36 Ohio State, No. 38 Auburn, Mississippi State, North Texas, TCU, Tulane and host Baylor.

Earlier this week, the Cougars enjoyed a season-best, second-place team finish at the Trinity Forest Invitational, hosted by SMU at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas.

Harm, Thothong, Andersen and Tibiletti each finished among the tournament’s top-25 leaders with Harm earning her second top-five finish this month.

Following the Battle at the Beach, the Cougars open their spring season at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship on Feb. 18-20, 2018, at English Turn Country Club in New Orleans.

From there, the team will play host to their own The Dickson on Feb. 26-27 at The Woodlands Country Club in The Woodlands, Texas.

Fans are invited to join The P.A.R. 4 Club to support Houston Women’s Golf. P.A.R. 4 Club members provide financial support directly to Houston Women’s Golf for needs beyond the program’s operating budget.

Fans who join the P.A.R. 4 Club can begin receiving benefits for as little as $100 annually.

To join the P.A.R. 4 Club, fans can call 713-743-9417 or email gchadwel@central.uh.edu. For more information about the P.A.R. 4 Club, levels of giving and benefits, fans can click here.

Fans can receive updates by following @UHCougarWGolf on Twitter and catch up with the latest news and notes on the team by clicking LIKE on the team's Facebook page at UHCougarWGolf. Fans also can follow the team on Instagram at uhcougarwgolf.



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