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PREVIEW: Tars Travel South for GolfRank Invitational

Sophie Faulkner
Sophie Faulkner

WINTER PARK, Fla. (October 7, 2017) – Coming off a superb performance at the Princeton Invitational to open the season, the Rollins women's golf team next heads to Palm Beach Gardens for the 2017 GolfRank Invitational October 9-10.

The Nova Southeastern-hosted even features 14 teams, including 10 from the Sunshine State Conference. Barry, Embry-Riddle, Florida Southern, Florida Tech, Lynn, NSU, Palm Beach Atlantic, Saint Leo and Tampa join the Tars from the nation's top college golf league. Rounding out the field is Johnson & Wales, Keiser, Merrimack and West Florida.

The first GolfStat national rankings are slated to be released October 15 with the results of this event posing as a big decider on the order.

Teams will play three rounds, 36 holes on Monday and a final 18 on Tuesday at PGA National's Fazio Course (par 72/6,200 yards).

Rollins has won twice in the tournament's 11-year history, taking the trophy in 2007 and 2015. Four times Tars have claimed medalist honors; Laura Fourdraine in 2007, Joanna Coe in 2009, Annie Dulman in 2012 and current Rollins senior Lexie Toth in 2015. The then sophomore shot rounds of 75-70 for her first collegiate tournament win.

Seher Atwal leads the Tars on the season with a 74.00 stroke average, followed by Madison Lellyo (75.67) and Toth (78.33). Sophie Faulkner (79.33) and Selin Timur (80.00) have also played for the Tars this season.

Fans can follow the action with live scoring at GolfStat.com