2017-18 Women's Golf News

September 12, 2017
Augusta Starts Season In Ninth At Jim West Challenge
WOODLANDS, Texas. ? The Augusta University women?s golf team began the 2017-18 season Sept. 11-12 at the Jim West Challenge, hosted by Texas State, at the Club at Carlton Woods on the Fazio Course. The Augusta Jaguars climbed the leaderboard three spots after day one to finish in ninth place at 23-over par.

September 7, 2017
Augusta Starts Season Sept. 11-12 In The Lone Star State
WOODLANDS, Texas. – The Augusta University women’s golf team opens the 2017-18 season Sept. 11-12 at the Jim West Challenge, hosted by Texas State, in Woodlands, Texas at The Club at Carlton Woods.

August 31, 2017
Join The Birdie Club Nov. 9-10 For The Augusta University Golf Social & Scramble
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Birdie Club and the Augusta University men's and women's golf teams host the third annual Augusta University Golf Social at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The social event is on the eve of the Augusta University Golf Scramble on Friday, Nov. 10 at Forest Hills Golf Club.

August 9, 2017
Augusta Women’s Golf Roster Grows By Three
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s golf program and head coach Caroline Hegg announced that three new student-athletes will be added to the 2017-18 Division I golf roster. The new Jaguars include freshman Nicole Page (Murfreesboro, Tenn), junior Sarah Tychsen (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) and freshman Teresa Diez-Moliner (Valladolid, Spain).

August 9, 2017
Haigwood Competes In U.S. Women's Amateur Championship
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Augusta University communication major and women's golf standout Jessica Haigwood competed in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif., August 5-7.

August 1, 2017
Augusta Women’s Golf Releases 2017-18 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf head coach Caroline Hegg revealed the 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday morning. The Jaguars’ slate features four fall tournaments and six spring events including the 13th annual 3M Augusta Invitational, hosted by the Jags at Forest Hills Golf Club.

August 1, 2017
Jags Receive NCAA Public Recognition Award For Top 10 Academic Progress Rate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the second consecutive school year, the Augusta University women’s golf teams has been recognized by the NCAA for ranking in the top 10 percentile of the Division I Academic Progress Rate. Augusta receives the award for academic excellence during the 2015-16 season, after picking up the title in 2014-15 as well.

July 21, 2017
Haigwood Claims Low Medalist Honors To Qualify For U.S. Amateur
ROSWELL, Ga. – Augusta University women's golf four-year starter, Jessica Haigwood, qualified for the 117th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, which will be contested Aug. 7-13 at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Haigwood shot a 69 (-3) to win the 2017 U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier at Ansley Golf Club's Settindown Creek Course on Tuesday, June 28.

July 21, 2017
Nyqvist Named WGCA All-American Scholar
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced on Wednesday, July 5 with a total of 952 women's collegiate golfers recognized and Augusta University senior Josefine Nyqvist represents the Jaguars.

July 21, 2017
Haigwood Wins Georgia Women’s Open
KENNESAW, Ga. – Augusta University women's golf senior Jessica Haigwood carded a final round of 3-under par 69 for a championship total of 3-under par 141 to win the Georgia Women's Open on Tuesday at PineTree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga.