SIOUX FALLS, SD– The Augustana women’s golf team begins its spring season at the Augustana Spring Fling Thursday in Palm Desert, California. The tournament is a two-day event hosted by the Vikings and will take place at Desert Willow Golf Resort.
Live scoring will be available at GoAugie.com/Live during the event.
Augustana has one team in the Augustana Spring Fling, consisting of Molly Stevens, Masy Mock, Lauren Timms, Lanie Veenendall and Shannon McCormick, Rachel Schwarz, Sophie Pokela, Annika Stensrud and Rachel Halvorson will be competing as individuals at the tournament.
Augustana competed in five events during the fall season, finishing in the top five in all five events. The Vikings placed first at the Mustang Invite, Augustana Fall Regional Preview and Midwest Classic.
Sr. Molly Stevens, coming off of a season that saw her earn the NSIC Golfer of the Year award in 2021–22, was named the Vikings Preseason Golfer to Watch at the beginning of the year. She earned NSIC Golfer of the Week honors three times during the fall season. Junior Lauren Timms was named the NSIC Golfer of the Week in the fall after a second place finish at the Augustana Fall Regional Preview.
AU is set to compete in six events in the spring. The Vikings kick off their season at the Augustana Spring Fling on March 9-10 in Palm Desert, California.
On March 20–21, the Vikings travel to Warrensburg, Missouri, for the Midwest Intercollegiate Invite. The tournament is hosted by Central Missouri and will be held at Mules National Golf Club.
The season continues with the Newman Invitational on April 3-4 in Wichita, Kansas. The tournament is hosted by Newman and will take place at Sand Creek Station.
The Vikings return to Sioux Falls to host the Augustana Invite on April 14-15. The two-day event will be held at Bakker Crossing.
Augustana follows up with the Wayne State Invite on April 17-18 in Wayne, Nebraska. The event, hosted by the Wildcats, is set to take place at the Wayne Country Club.
AU competes in the NSIC Championships on April 28-30 in Smithville, Missouri. The three-day tournament will be held at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.