UF National Championship Teams 1985 NCAA Champions May 22-25, Amherst College • New Seabury, Mass. The University of Florida team lived up to its No. 1 ranking as it registered a 15-stroke victory over the 18- team field at the fourth NCAA Women’s Golf Championship. Florida opened the tournament with an eightstroke advantage and watched the lead grow as the tournament progressed. Senior standout Deb Richard finished in a three-way tie for second place at 299, one stroke away from the champion Danielle Ammaccapane of Arizona State. UF freshman Karen Davies took fifth place with a three-round score of 301. Team Standings (18 teams) 1. FLORIDA 301-301-303-313–1218 2. Tulsa 314-307-305-307–1233 3. Arizona State 309-311-309-307–1236 4. Furman 317-310-294-316–1237 5. Miami 313-312-317-313–1255 Individual Leaders (Par 73) 1. Danielle Ammaccapane, 74-75-74-75–298 Arizona State 2. Deb Richard, Florida 71-75-73-80–299 Jody Rosenthal, Tulsa 77-74-73-75–299 Dottie Pepper, Furman 75-73-72-79–299 5. Karen Davies, Florida 78-72-75-76–301 T16. Lisa Stanley, Florida 81-75-75-80–311 T18. Page Dunlap, Florida 76-79-80-77–312 T36. Tammy Towles, Florida 76-80-80-80–316 2015-16 FLORIDA WOMEN’S GOLF 1986 NCAA Champions May 28-31, Ohio State University • Columbus, Ohio It wasn’t as easy as the year before, but UF took home the NCAA Championship trophy for a secondstraight year, matching Miami’s back-to-back national titles in 1977-78. To add icing to the cake, Florida junior Page Dunlap claimed the individual crown with a one-stroke victory over New Mexico’s Caroline Keggi and Michelle Estill of Arizona State. Florida fell three strokes behind in-state rival Miami after the opening round, but moved into a tie with the Hurricanes after the second day and took a five-stroke edge into the final round. UF struggled on the front nine during the last day, but regrouped on the back nine to post an eight-stroke victory. Team Standings (17 teams) 1. FLORIDA 297-293-295-295–1180 2. Miami 294-296-300-298–1188 3. Southern Cal 305-291-307-299–1202 4. Arizona State 308-297-303-297–1205 5. Kentucky 307-303-299-297–1206 Tulsa 306-300-300-300–1206 Individual Leaders (Par 73) 1. Page Dunlap, Florida 73-70-72-76–291 2. Michelle Estill, Arizona State 74-72-74-72–292 Caroline Keggi, New Mexico 74-73-74-71–292 4. Kay Cockerill, UCLA 74-71-75-74–294 T7. Karen Davies, Florida 75-73-72-76–296 Jill Briles-Hinton, Miami 71-78-74-73–296 T12. Lisa Nedoba, Florida 79-74-73-71–297 T27. Cheryl Morley, Florida 72-76-79-75–302 T34. Lisa Stanley, Florida 77-76-78-73–304 RECORDS HISTORY 2014-15 REVIEW PLAYERS COACHES 2015-16 SEASON 1985 team: Front row (from left): Tammy Towles, Head Coach Mimi Ryan and Page Dunlap. Back row: Deb Richard, Lisa Stanley and Karen Davies. GATORS 19 ALWAYS 1986 team: Front row (from left): Karen Davies, Page Dunlap. Back row: Lisa Nedoba, Lisa Stanley, Cheryl Morley and Head Coach Mimi Ryan. UF WOMEN’S GOLF
2015-16 SEASON COACHES PLAYERS 2014-15 REVIEW HISTORY RECORDS UF WOMEN’S GOLF 2015-16 FLORIDA WOMEN’S GOLF Southeastern Conference Championship Teams 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2008 From 1981 to 1987, Florida Women’s golfers claimed five of seven SEC Titles. Also during that reign, the 1983 and 1985 teams each came in second at the conference tournament. In addition, Florida golf teams brought home first-place hardware from two NCAA National Championships during the six-year span. Florida’s most recent SEC title came in 2008 at the Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn. The dominating 17-stroke margin of victory was the largest at the SEC Championship since Georgia won the crown by 18 strokes in 1999. The 1984 Gators claimed the program’s third SEC Championship with a six-stroke victory. The 1995 SEC Championship team was led by Dina Taylor who captured the Individual SEC Championship in a one-hole playoff against teammate Jeanne- Marie Busuttil. The 1986 team not only won the SEC Championship, but also claimed the NCAA Championship. The 1985-86 team still holds the school record for most tournament titles in a season (10). Karen Davies won the 1986 SEC Individual title as a sophomore. GATORS 20 ALWAYS The 1987 team successfully defended its SEC Championship with a two-stroke victory to earn back-toback conference titles. Florida claimed its eighth overall SEC Championship and first since 1995 on April 20, 2008, at the Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.