No. 20 Women’s Golf Heads to Windy City
Sept. 29, 2017


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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue women’s golf team gets back on the course next week, heading to the Chicagoland area for the 2017 Windy City Collegiate Classic, hosted by Northwestern at Northmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Illinois. The Boilermakers earned a No. 11 national ranking in GolfWeek.com’s inaugural poll (currently ranked No. 20), and aim to follow up on a solid start at the Minnesota Invitational.

THE FIELD
Northwestern hosts the 10th-annual edition of the Windy City Classic, welcoming another outstanding list of teams to the Chicagoland area. This year’s group features a quartet of top-10 ranked teams, eight of the top-25 and 12 of the 15 squads ranked in the top-50. Nine of the teams set to play at Northmoor Country Club advanced to the NCAA Championships in 2017, including four teams that finished in the top-eight and advanced to match play.

Team GolfWeek GolfStat*
Duke 3 10
Arizona State 4 2
Michigan State 7 43
Northwestern 9 8
Oklahoma State 15 19
Tulane 16 97
Purdue 20 22
Florida 25 6
Oregon 27 41
San Diego State 35 34
Iowa State 37 46
Arizona 48 16
Ohio State 63 20
California 80 23
UC-Davis -- 88

* - rankings are all final marks from the 2016-17 season

THE COURSE: Northmoor Country Club
A par-71 venue, playing 6,108 yards, Northmoor Country Club plays host to the Windy City Collegiate Classic for the third time and the first since 2013. The Boilermakers won their third straight event title at Northmoor in 2010 behind medalist honors from Numa Gulyanamitta.

AT THIS EVENT
The Boilermakers played in eight of the nine Windy City Collegiate Championships, including a sixth-place effort in a loaded 2016 field. Senior Linn Andersson and 2017 graduate August Kim led the team with matching scores of four-under 212, tying for fourth place in the individual standings. Purdue won the first three Windy City tournaments (2008-10), led by individual champions Numa Gulyanamitta (2008 and 2010) and Maude-Aimee LeBlanc (2009).

THE PLAYERS (Career Stats)

PLAYER HOMETOWN RDS. AVG. TOP 10 LOW 18 LOW 54
Mica Farah Lima, Peru 25 75.9 0 70 219
Marta Martin Madrid, Spain 99 75.4 4 69 216
Mela Putri Bali, Indonesia 54 76.4 3 68 210
Cova SanJuan Aviles, Spain 53 75.4 1 69 214
Inez Wanamarta Surabaya, Indonesia 3 68.7 1 67 206

#BOILERNOTES
• Purdue head coach Devon Brouse opens his 20th season at his alma mater, returning in 1998 and taking the Boilermakers to the postseason in 17 of the last 18 years
• Freshman Inez Wanamarta shared medalist honors at the season-opening Minnesota Invitational, tying a Boilermaker 54-hole record with a score of 10-under 206, initially set by Paula Reto at the 2013 NCAA West Regional
• Wanamarta’s final-round, five-under 67 is tied for the 12th-lowest round all-time by a Boilermaker and tied for the third-lowest by a Purdue freshman
• Wanamarta was honored as the Big Ten Player of the Week on Sept. 13
• Junior Ida Ayu Indira Melati Putri had the best outing of her Boilermaker career in the season-opener, shooting six-under 210 and tying for seventh place individually
• Putri shot under par in all three rounds, including an opening-round, four-under 68, where she sank six birdies
• The Boilermakers were under par as a team in all three rounds at Minnesota en route to the third-lowest 54-hole team score in program history: 283-285-286=854 (-10)
• Senior Marta Martin and sophomore Micaela Farah were all named to the Big Ten Conference Players to Watch list, published Aug. 30
• Martin will play the 100th round of her collegiate career this week, heading into Monday with 99 cards to her credit over the last four seasons at Purdue
• Farah was the sixth freshman in program history to earn First Team All-Big Ten honors
• Purdue’s season-opening lineup was without a U.S. born player for the first time since 2010, as Putri and Wanamarta hail from Indonesia, Martin and SanJuan are from Spain and Farah is from Peru


 

 

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