Women's Golf

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KU golfers past and present competing in prestigious events this week

This is a busy week for several University of Kansas golfers, past and present.

Tom Keegan: Matt Gogel driving force behind Jayhawk Club golf course facelift

When Alvamar Country Club turned 25, Matt Gogel was a member of the University of Kansas golf team. When it turns 50 under a different name next year, he’ll take pride in being a driving force behind its facelift.

KU women golfers 7th at Big 12

Kansas’ women’s golf team concluded its season with a seventh-place finish at Big 12 tournament Sunday in San Antonio.

KU golfer Diaz ties for 3rd in Tulsa

Kansas’ Ariadna Fonseca Diaz tied for third place in the Dale McNamara Invitational on Tuesday in Tulsa, Okla., and the Jayhawks tied for fifth in the nine-team tournament.

Kansas golfers 13th in Florida

Kansas’ women’s golf team finished 13th among 13 teams in the Suntrust Gator Women’s Invitational on Sunday in Gainesville, Fla.

KU golfers 11th in Florida

Kansas’ women’s golf team was 11th among 13 teams after two rounds of the Suntrust Gator Women’s Invitational on Saturday in Gainesville, Fla.

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Alvamar Country Club changes name to Jayhawk Club; deal struck with KU

In a unique licensing and branding allowance by the University of Kansas, Lawrence’s Alvamar Country Club is now called the Jayhawk Club with a Jayhawk-emblazoned logo to match. KU on Monday announced the licensing agreement between the university and club ownership, an LLC headed by Lawrence developer Thomas Fritzel and his family, who also developed Rock Chalk Park.

KU women golfers lead Arizona tourney

Kansas women’s golfer Chomchana Phuchanbanchob fired rounds of 68 and 73 to tie for second place after two rounds Sunday at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Ariz.

Future KU golfer wins tournament

Kansas women’s golf signee Sera Tadokoro, who will join the Jayhawk roster in the fall of 2017, won the Georgia Open at Savannah, Ga., on Sunday as part of the International Junior Golf Tour.

KU’s Chou 10th at Louisville

Kansas women’s golfer Yi-Tsen Chou, playing as an individual, shot a 4-over 76 on Monday in the Cardinal Cup and was tied for 10th place entering the final round.

KU freshman golfer tied for seventh

Playing as an individual, Kansas freshman Yi-Tsen Chou finished the first round of the Cardinal Cup tied for seventh overall after she shot a career-best 75 on Sunday.

KU women 11th in Oklahoma

Kallie Gonzales shot a 1-over 72, Pitsinee Winyarat shot a 2-over 73, and Kansas women’s golf team placed 11th among 12 teams Sunday in the Schooner Fall Classic at Belmar Golf Club.

Chandra leads KU women's golf

Kansas sophomore golfer Victoria Chandra tied for 32nd place at the Schooner Fall Classic, carding a career-best 70 on her second round Saturday at Belmar Golf Club.

KU’s Winyarat 8th at Minnesota

Kansas junior Pitsinee “Lizzie” Winyarat shot rounds of 5-over 77 and 3-under 69 and was tied for eighth place Monday in the Minnesota Invitational at The Minikahda Club. Winyarat was at 2-over 146.

Kawinpakorn finishes with 82

Former Kansas women’s golfer Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn earned a spot on the 2017 Symetra Tour, but failed to qualify for Stage 2 of the LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifying School after shooting her highest round of the event Sunday on the Dinah Shore Course at the Mission Hills Country Club.