Mean Green Aim For Conference Championship In Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. ? At Disney World, avoiding Mickey Mouse and Goofy is not something that one would look to do. For the North Texas men's and women's golf teams, that's another story. Their quest for a conference championship begins on Monday as the 200
The men’s side will compete on Disney’s Magnolia Course, home to Disney’s PGA Tour Event in November, while the women will tee it up from Disney’s Eagle Pines golf course on Monday.
Led by junior’s Anthony Broussard, Cole Howard, and Austin Welch, the Mean Green is confident about capturing the school’s 27th conference title. Howard leads the team with a stroke average of 73.72.
“I feel like we are playing some good golf right now and I like our chances,” said
On the women’s side, the Mean Green has faced a rebuilding project this season, with four freshmen and one senior leading the way. Tara Lambright has been the most consistent player but freshman Janna Golden has surged towards the end of the season. The Mean Green finished in second place last season and will be aiming for the school’s first conference title.
12 men’s teams and 11 women’s teams will be vying for the automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Golf Regional.
The first round of the championship will tee off Monday, April 16, with the second round taking place Tuesday and the final round Wednesday morning.