News & Tours
October 07, 2008

College season goes 'Down Under'

The World Amateur Team Championship starting this week in Australia have the college season running in place for a few days. Several teams, particularly on the women's side of things, have open spots on their schedules as their top players compete for their countries.

Here's a look at just who is "on leave" this week, participating in the Women's WATC at Grange GC in Adelaide, Australia in hopes of winning the Espirito Santo Trophy. Arizona State has five players 'Down Under', while Oklahoma State has three and California, Purdue, USC, UCLA and UNLV each have two.

Argentina

Martina Gavier, Kent State

Austria

Bermuda

Ebonie Burgess, Bethune Cookman

Canada

Chile

Macarena Silva, Florida State

Colombia

Juliana Murcia, Arizona State

Denmark

England

Jodi Ewart, New Mexico

Germany

Pia Halbig, California

Caroline Masson, Oklahoma State

Italy

Giulia Molinaro, Arizona State*

Mexico

Diana Cantu, Tennessee

New Zealand

Cathryn Bristow, Oregon

Norway

Puerto Rico

Scotland

Roseanne Niven, California

Slovakia

Victoria Tomko, Central Florida

South Africa

Iliska Verwey, Georgia State

Spain

Carlota Ciganda, Arizona State*

Belen Mozo, USC

Azahara Munoz, Arizona State

Sweden

Caroline Hedwall, Oklahoma State

Anna Nordqvist, Arizona State

Pernilla Lindberg, Oklahoma State

United States

Tiffany Joh, UCLA

** starts playing in January*