Gators Women’s Golf heads to SEC Championship

The Florida Gators women’s golf team will compete in the SEC Championship in Birmingham, Alabama. The championship begins Wednesday at the Greystone Golf and Country Club.

The championship will have stroke and match play. Stroke play is when all the players are playing each hole. Matchplay is when two players are playing against each other shooting for the lowest score. The first three days of the championship will consist of stroke play. The top eight teams will advance to single-elimination match play. 

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Florida has a history of winning the SEC Championship. The first time Florida won the SEC Championship was in 1981. In the years following the program continued to win multiple conference titles, Florida has won seven individual SEC titles.

Florida wrapped up the regular season by finishing fourth in the Clemson Invitational. Annabell Fuller placed second in the Clemson Invitational. She went on to play in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur.  

Florida had a good regular season with the team placing third in three consecutive competitions. Florida’s individual players Annabell Fuller, Jackie Lucena and Maisie Filler shined this season with each of them placing runner-up at one point in the fall. At one of the competitions, Filler scored in the 60s in all three rounds (69, 66 and 68). She set her career-low in round two with four under par. She was one stroke away from setting the program record currently set by Sam Wagner in 2016.

According to Golfstat and Golfweek below are the teams competing in the championship along with their rank.

No. 9/8 Alabama, No. 19/12 Arkansas, No. 20/21 Auburn, No. 10/11 Florida, No. 27/27 Georgia, No. 22/26 Kentucky, No. 14/16 LSU, No. 23/22 Ole Miss, No. 29/31 Mississippi State, No. 105/110 Missouri, No. 3/3 South Carolina, No. 60/63 Tennessee, No. 11/13 Texas A&M and No. 40/37 Vanderbilt

Be sure to tune in to see how the Florida Gator Women’s Golf team does in the SEC Championship. The championship is from April 13 to April 17.

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