Sports

Getting ready for the Pac-12 women's golf championships

 
Stanford junior Andrea Lee has won eight career titles, matching the school record. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics.

No. 3 Stanford, with its complete team, begins postseason play on Monday when it travels to the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championship at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Junior All-Americans Andrea Lee and Albane Valenzuela sat out the Silverado Showdown after participating in other events.


Albane Valenzuela /Stanford Athletics
Lee played in the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur and Valenzuela was one of two amateurs to make the cut in the ANA Inspiration, the LPGA Tour's first major championship of the year.

“We are excited about going back to Palos Verdes after our win there in February,” Stanford coach Anne Walker said. “The course will play differently and the wind looks like it will be up, so we are looking forward to the challenge ahead and doing our homework on Sunday so that we are ready come Monday. Andrea obviously has a ton of home course knowledge at Palos Verdes and we will lean on her for that as we prepare.”

The Cardinal has posted five top-five finishes, including each of the last four events. The Cardinal has won at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge and the Bruin Wave Invitational.

Lee (71.38 avg) and Valenzuela (72.44 avg) pace the Cardinal. Lee has posted a pair of wins this season, eight for her career, which equals the school record mark with Mhairi McKay (1994-97). Valenzuela has one win and three top-10 finishes this season.

The Cardinal is looking for its first conference title since 2014 and its third overall.

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields


Be the first to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Peek inside the fine-dining Selby's, opening in Redwood City this summer
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 4,802 views

If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
By Sherry Listgarten | 36 comments | 2,031 views

Premarital and Couples: "You're Not Listening to Me!" may mean "I don't feel heard."
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,321 views

Lentil Brownies
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 465 views

Finding Balance
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 268 views

 

Vote now!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Palo Alto. Voting is open now through May 27. Watch for the results of our 2019 Best Of contest on Friday, July 19.

Vote