UE Women’s golf travels to “The Velvet” next week


Aces set for second fall tournament

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Country Club of Paducah will be the scene for the second tournament of the season for the University of Evansville women’s golf team.  On Monday and Tuesday of next week, the Purple Aces will be at “The Velvet”, which is hosted by Murray State.

Monday will consist of 36 holes before the final round of 18 on Tuesday.  Play begins at 8:30 a.m. both days.  Par will be a 71 with the yardage set for 6,076.

A 12-team field consists of Bellarmine, Belmont, Evansville, Indiana Wesleyan, Murray State (2 teams), Northern Iowa, Northern Kentucky, Southern Illinois (2 teams), USI and Tennessee State.  The tournament is named in honor of former Murray State Coach Velvet Milkman

Evansville opened the season last weekend at the Redbird Invitational with Kate Petrova posting the top finish.  Carding a 2-over 74 in the third round, Petrova wrapped up the tournament with a 224, earning a 25th-place finish.

Trinity Dubbs was the second-highest finisher for UE.  Playing as an individual, she came home in 38th place with a 227.  Next up was Allison Enchelmayer.  Posting a 77 in the final round, she tallied a 3-round score of 228 and tied for 41st.  Jane Grankina recorded a score of 81 in all three rounds of the Redbird Invitational on her way to a 243.