Women’s Golf to Host Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Courtesy: CofCSports.com
          Release: 02/25/2012
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - The College of Charleston women's golf team is set to host the 2012 Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic.

The tournament, which is one of the biggest in the country will feature 33 teams and take place on two golf courses over three days.

Tournament play will begin on Sunday Feb. 26 as each team will play 18 holes on either the Oak Point or Cougar Point course with tee times from 9:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m. Teams will play the opposite course on Monday on the same schedule.

On Tuesday the top 19 teams will play for the championship on the Cougar Point course with the final 18 holes in an 8:45 a.m. shotgun start.

Both courses are being set up to be similar difficult levels as the Oak Point course will play as a par -72, 5,902 yard layout and the Cougar Point course will set up as a par -72, 6,001 yard layout.

Live scoring will be available each day via golfstat.com

The complete tournament field includes: Akron, Arkansas State, Augusta State, UALR, Bucknell, Campbell, Charleston Southern, Chattanooga, The Citadel, College of Charleston, Daytona State, Elon, Georgetown, High Point, Illinois State, IUPUI, Jacksonville State, Longwood, Marshall, Mercer, Middle Tennessee State, Morehead State, Newberry, UNCG, Old Dominion, Oral Roberts, Presbyterian, Radford, Richmond, St. Johns, Western Carolina, William & Mary, Winthrop.

"We are very excited to host this tournament," CofC Head Coach Jamie Futrell said. "We have an excellent field and it should be a very competitive tournament."