Oct. 24, 2013
Wilmington, N.C. - The Alabama women's golf team heads to the Country Club of Landfall this weekend for the 2013 Landfall Tradition on the par-72, 6,204-yard Pete Dye layout.
The teams will play three rounds, beginning on Friday, Oct. 25 and concluding on Sunday, Oct. 27. The last time Alabama saw the Country Club of Landfall was the 2010 NCAA Championships, where the Crimson Tide finished third. Alabama also played in the Landfall Tradition in the fall of 2009, finishing ninth.
The 18-team field is annually one of the toughest in golf and includes 12 teams in the Golf World/WGCA Coaches' poll. The sixth-ranked Crimson Tide are joined by No. 3 Oklahoma State, No. 5 Duke, No. 9 Arizona, No. 12 North Carolina State, No. 13 Clemson, No. 15 North Carolina, No. 16 South Carolina, No. 20 Iowa State, No. 22 Michigan State, No. 24 Ohio State, and No. 25 Virginia along with UNC-Wilmington, Mississippi, UNC-Greensboro, Notre Dame, Purdue and Wake Forest.
Senior Stephanie Meadow anchors the Alabama lineup in the No. 1 position. She leads the Crimson Tide with a 70.67 stroke average and is 6-under par on the season. She has two top-four showings and three rounds in the 60s.
Sophomore Emma Talley is second on the team in scoring at 72.33 and is coming off of a tie for eighth at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational. Mic Potter's lineup will also include sophomore transfer Janie Jackson, junior Daniela Lendl and redshirt freshman Cammie Gray.
The Crimson Tide will be playing with North Carolina and Mississippi in Friday's first round. Collier with hit Alabama's first tee ball at 8:15 a.m. (CDT).
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