WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – After wrapping up the 2021-22 campaign at the NCAA Championships, Purdue Women’s Golf is poised to continue its positive momentum under the leadership of the head coach Zack Byrd. The Boilermakers’ new leader has announced a challenging, yet exciting schedule for the 2022-23 season.

“We are extremely pleased to announce such a strong schedule in our first year as a coaching staff,” Byrd said. “Coach Lauren and I wanted to play the strongest competition possible to be ready for the playoffs. This team is looking forward to playing in amazing fields and competing at exclusive country clubs this season. Boiler Up!”

The Boilermakers are ready to travel the country, playing in 10 different states throughout the season. Purdue kicks off the fall by traveling south for the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship (Sept. 19-20), hosted by Tennessee. After the season-opening tournament, the Boilermakers travel to Illinois for back-to-back weeks. Purdue returns to the Windy City Collegiate Classic (October 3-4) for the ninth consecutive season, with this year’s event taking place at the Exmoor Country Club. Another familiar venue, the Medinah Country Club is hosting the Boilermakers for the Illini Invitational (October 10-11).

Purdue is wrapping up the fall in traditional fashion, heading to Wilmington, North Carolina for the Landfall Invitational (October 28-30). The Boilermakers have finished there every fall season since 2011.

After a few months off and flipping the schedule to 2023, Purdue kicks off the Spring Championship campaign with the Tulane Classic (February 12-14) in New Orleans. A week later, the Boilermakers travel west for The Show (February 20-21) in Las Vegas.

March features a two-tournament south swing. Purdue heads to Florida State for the FSU Match Up (March 17-19) before staying down south and competing in the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in Georgia (March 24-26).

A Weekend in Oklahoma kicks off April as the Boilermakers compete in the Bruzzy Challenge at Dornick Hills Country Club (April 1-2). In the final tune-up before the conference championship, Purdue debuts at the Lady Buckeye Invitational in Columbus, Ohio (April 15-16).

For the second year in a row, the Big Ten Championship is taking place in Pittsburgh at Fox Chapel Golf Club (April 21-23). Rounding out the slate of 11 tournaments, the Boilermakers plan to hear their names called to play in the playoffs at one of six NCAA Regional Championships (May 8-10) with the goal of a return to the NCAA Championships in Scottsdale, Arizona. (May 19-24) .

Purdue is returning a plethora of talent for the 2022-23 campaign, bringing back six golfers who played in at least seven tournaments a season ago. Kan Bunnabodee leads the way after earning first-team All-Big Ten honors in the spring. Jocelyn Bruch, Danielle du Toit and Ashley Kozlowski made double-digit appearances for the Boilermakers in the 2021-22 season, while Daniela Ballesteros and Sifat Sago played in seven tournaments each.