NORMAND – The University of Oklahoma Women’s Golf Team hosts the ninth Schooner Fall Classic September 24-26 at Belmar Golf Club.
The three-day, 54-hole event will feature 15 teams and entry is free. The Sooners are joined by Baylor, Clemson, Florida State, Illinois, Iowa State, Houston, Louisville, North Texas, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas State, Tulsa, UTSA and Virginia Tech.
Oklahoma opened the season at the Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach Golf Links September 2-4. The Sooners finished seventh and were trailed by Nina Lang, who finished tied for 24th. Mikahaela Fortuna joined Lang in the top 30, tied for 29th.
A pair of Sooners, Savanna Barber and Raychel Nelkemade their first appearances in the Crimson and Cream. Maria Fernanda Martinez and meagan winan also appeared in the season opening lineup.
Fortuna, Barber, Maritnez, Nelke and Winans make up the Oklahoma lineup at the Schooner.
Four additional Sooners, Kaylee Vesely, Nina Lang, Gracie Mayo and madison smithare competing as individuals in the field.
Mikhaela FortunaSr., Manila, Philippines: Opened the season on the Carmel Cup roster and finished tied for 29th… Appeared in 11 events (10 events in stroke play) for the Sooners in 2021-22… Second on team with an average of 73 .54 and an average at par (1.82) … Opened the 2021-22 season with a 9-under 207 at the Sam Golden Invitational and tied for seventh … Tied his career-best 54-hole score with a 207 ( -9) at the Jim West Challenge and earned his career-best finish (T4th)… Finished Red Raider Match Play 2-1… One of two Sooners to finish in the top 20 (T19th) at the Big 12 Championship… Tied at 42nd at the Albuquerque Regional (9-over, 225).. Appeared in the OU lineup in 30 career events…13 career rounds in the 60s and holds an average of 73.19 hits. –
Savanna BarberFr., Fort Worth, Texas: Opened career early on Oklahoma’s Carmel Cup roster … Ranked No. 79 by American Junior Golf Association … Earned five top-10 finishes in AJGA play. .. Finalist in 2021 AJGA Shreveport Junior Tournament … Teamed to win 6th U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship … Tied for 33rd in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.
Maria Fernanda MartinezR-Sr., Veracruz, Mexico: Opened the season on the Carmel Cup roster … Appeared in 11 events (10 stroke play events) in 2021-22 … Had a 73.81 point average … Tied for sixth at the Olde Stone Intercollegiate and earned his first collegiate top- 10 finish (7-over, 223) … Won 20th place at The Bruzzy and finished the tournament with a 2-over 218 … Two rounds in the 60s … Named in second-team Academic All-Big 12 … Shot a career-low 66 in final round of Mountain View Collegiate … Tied for 32nd in Big 12 championship (17-over, 230) … Competed in NCAA Albuquerque Regional and tied for 54th (14-over, 230) … Part of OU 22 times … Career 74.34 running average.
meagan winanSo…, Richardson, Texas: Opened the season on the Carmel Cup roster… Appeared in all 12 events (11 stroke play events) for the Sooners in 2021-22… Opened the season tied for 28th at the Sam Golden Invitational (1-under, 215) … Led the Sooners at Schooner Fall Classic and finished T21 (4-over, 214) … Recorded third straight top-30 at Illini Invitational and tied for 27th (E, 216) … Shot a career-low 68 in Clover Cup second round) … Competed in NCAA Albuquerque Regional and tied for 56th (16-over, 230) … Three rounds in the 60s.
Raychel NelkeFather, Pocola, Okla.: Opened his career early in Oklahoma’s Carmel Cup roster… Attended Pocola High School… Had four top-10 finishes on the AJGA Tour… Finished sixth at the ‘Accenture NW Arkansas Junior… Third place in the Westrock Coffee Junior Championship… Winner of the 2020 Southern Hills Oklahoma Junior Masters, girls division.
state of florida
state of texas
All three rounds will be played at the Belmar Golf Club (par 70, 6,109 yard course).
Fifty-four holes will be played over three days with 18 holes each day starting Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m. The pairing will begin on holes one and 10.
Live scores and final results will be posted on GolfStat.com. A full recap will be posted on SoonerSports.com following the conclusion of the heats each day.