Cavaliers Women's Golfers Set to Wrap Up Fall Season at Landfall
Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia women’s golf team will be one of three top-10 schools competing this weekend at the annual Landfall Tradition tournament at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, the site of last year’s NCAA Championships. This is Washington’s final tournament of the fall.
The eighth-ranked Cavaliers will be joined in the field by No. 4 UCLA and No. 5 Duke in the 18-team field. The tournament runs Friday through Sunday at on the par-72, 6,246-yard Pete Dye Course.
In addition to the Bruins, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and host UNC Wilmington, the tournament features Florida State, Michigan State, North Carolina, N.C. State, UNC Greensboro, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Chattanooga, Texas, Texas Tech and Wake Forest.
The Cavaliers’ lineup will include Brittany Altomare, Calle Nielson, Portland Rosen, Lauren Greenlief and Joy Kim. Altomare leads Virginia with a 71.00 stroke average while Nielson is second at 71.56. Altomare is looking for her third straight top-10 finish after winning the Golfweek Challenge and placing sixth at the Tar Heel Invitational. Altomare is ranked No. 10 in the current Golfweek standings while Nielson is ranked No. 17.
Virginia will tee off from the No. 1 hole starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday. UVa will be paired with Wake Forest and Michigan.
Live scoring of the tournament is online at Golfstat.com.