K-State Opens Spring Slate in Florida

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State women's golf team will get its spring season underway as the Wildcats head to Tallahassee, Florida, to compete in the Florida State Match-Up, February 12-14, at the par-72, 6,265-yard Don Veller Seminole Golf Course and Club.

The tournament will consist of single rounds of 18 holes all three days, with tee times beginning at 7:30 a.m. (CT) on Friday and Saturday, and 7 a.m. (CT) on Sunday.

Five members of the K-State squad will be competing in the tournament with junior Madison Talley, senior Scotland Preston, junior Paige Nelson, junior Katherine Gravel-Coursol and freshman Chloe Weir making the trip. 

"The team is excited to travel to Tallahassee and play Seminole Golf Course this week," head coach Kristi Knight said. "This is a unique event as it is two competitions in one. There is a two team event to go along with the traditional tournament." 

The Florida State Match-Up is unique and the first one of its kind in NCAA Women’s Golf. The 12 teams will be paired up to compete against the other team pairs for the first two rounds. At the end of the tournament, the teams with the lowest score will win the Match-Up. There will also be crowning an individual champion along with a team champion. Kansas State will be partnered with SMU.
 
Kansas State and SMU will also be joined in the field by Coastal Carolina, Florida State, Furman, James Madison, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Virginia and Virginia Tech.

Live stats of the Florida State Match-Up can be followed at www.golfstat.com and results will be posted on www.k-statesports.com at the conclusion of play each day.