Women's Golf

The Michigan women's golf team won its first match of the season.

Sophomore Hailey Borja led the charge for Michigan, matching a career-best card of 69. She tinkered with her game throughout the offseason with tournament play and indoor practices in Ann Arbor. Already, the changes are paying dividends.

Michigan Golf is trying to embrace the mental challenges of an individual game.

As the saying goes, golf is a game that is decided 90 percent by your mental game and only 10 percent by your physical and athletic abilities. In today’s game, golfers are making more of a concerted effort to focus on the sport’s mental aspect.

Sophomores Anika Dy and Mikaela Schulz played in an amateur competition in Lansing over the weekend.

Sophomores Anika Dy and Mikaela Schulz competed in two rounds of stroke play before advancing in the top 32 to match play, where Dy advanced to the quarterfinals and Schulz was eliminated in the first round.

Junior Ashley Kim finished 2-over par and tied for 17th place at the Landfall Tradition Tournament

The circumstances weren’t advantageous for the Michigan women’s golf team this past weekend at the Landfall Tradition tournament in Wilmington, N.C. But that’s what’s expected when competing in a tournament fielding 13 of 18 teams ranked in the top 50 on a challenging course in inclement weather. And yet, the Wolverines finished in a formidable 13th place. The team finished at 27-over par (296, 303, 292) over the course of three days and 54 holes. Junior Ashley Kim was the top individual performer, finishing 2-over par and tied for 17th place.

The Michigan women's golf team placed 13th of 18 teams at the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational this weekend.

In a field that involved 13 teams in the top 50, No. 37 Michigan couldn’t get into a good flow. Still, Michigan coach Jan Dowling embraced the challenge.

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The Wolverines struggled during the first round of play at the Windy City Classic on Monday, but eventually finished strong in the second day placing 14th out of 15 teams

Sophomore Sophia Trombetta finished third at the Glass City Invitational at Inverness Club on Monday and Tuesday.

To anyone deep in the golf world, Inverness Club is more than just a course. Located in Toledo, Ohio, the historic club has hosted some of the sport’s most prestigious events, including four U.S. Opens, a pair of PGA Championships and the U.S. Amateur. And Monday and Tuesday, women collegiate golfers walked the fairways during the Glass City Invitational. Among the pack was the Michigan women’s golf team, which shot 10-over par for a second-place finish in its first competition of the season. Florida got in the clubhouse four strokes better than the Wolverines to best the 13-team field.

The Michigan women's golf team finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships, ending its season.

Elodie Van Dievoet teed off Sunday morning knowing that it could be her last time as a Wolverine.

The Michigan women's golf team finished fifth at the Landfall Tradition tournament.

Puddled greens coupled with flashes of thunder and lightning plagued the course for the Michigan women’s golf team. Over the weekend, the Wolverines finished their fall season at what was supposed to be a three-day tournament at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Sophomore Ashley Kim notched a 71 in the first round of UNC’s invitational.

The Wolverines were not allowed their practice round due to safety concerns over Hurricane Michael rolling through the region. Instead of playing the full 18, Michigan merely walked the first nine holes and sat indoors meticulously strategizing how it would attack the new course.