American College Golf Guide
Ottawa University (AZ) OUAZ Spirit
Women's Golf Program
15950 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, Arizona
Organizations: NAIA
Conferences: Golden State (GSAC)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes

Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
500K - 1M Private 1865 300 32% M - 68% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 27,370 $ 27,370 $ 9,500
OUAZ Spirit 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 OUAZ Fall Invite 09/17/2018 season Eagles Nest C.C. Goodyear AZ 2
2 NCCAA West Regional 10/01/2018 season Indian Springs G.C. Indio CA 2
3 Embry Riddle AZ Co-Ed Invite 10/08/2018 season Antelope Hills North Prescott AZ 5
4 Vikes Shootout 10/15/2018 season Cordova Bay G. C. Canada BC 4
5 NCCAA Women’s Championship 10/22/2018 champ Hammock Beach Resort Palm Coast FL 5
6 OUAZ Spring Invite 01/28/2019 season Wigwam Red Course 6
7 SMSU Spring Challenge 03/15/2019 season Coldwater G.C. Avondale AZ 3
8 Battle at Primm 03/18/2019 season Primm Valley GC Primm Valley NV 7
9 UCSC Spring Invite 03/30/2019 season Pacific Grove Golf Links PacificGrove CA 3
10 Mustang Intercollegiate 04/05/2019 season Palm Valley G.C. Goodyear, AZ 20
11 GSAC Women’s Championship 04/15/2019 conf Catta Vedera C.C. Lincoln CA 4
OUAZ Spirit 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Northwest Iowa National Invite 09/16/2019 season Willow Creek G.C. LeMars, IA 4
2 Firestorm Fall Invitational 09/23/2019 season Moon Valley C.C. Phoenix AZ 1
3 OUAZ Fall Invite 09/30/2019 season Eagles Nest C.C. Goodyear AZ 1
4 Embry Riddle AZ Co-Ed Invite 10/07/2019 season Antelope Hills North Prescott AZ 3
Head Coach: Tina Barrett
Office Phone: 233-762-7
Fax: --

Tina Barrett was promoted to head men’s and women’s golf coach at OUAZ in June 2019 after serving two seasons as assistant coach. Prior to joining OUAZ, Barrett spent eight years as the Director of Programs and Events at The First Tee of Phoenix. Barrett played 19 years on the LPGA Tour after competing at Longwood University.

Ottawa University of Arizona finished fourth, nine shots out of second, in the 2019 Golden State Athletic Conference Championship at Catta Vedera Country Club in Lincoln, Calif. Vanguard University took the lead after the second round and pulled away late to score a 15-stroke victory over runner-up Hope International. Menlo placed third in the six-school tournament. The course was par 72, measuring 5,801 yards and produced an average 18-hole score of 89.5 strokes.

Kayli Melissa took fifth (87-77-91=255) and Haley Kapanacis ninth (87-86-90=263) to lead the lead in scoring.

Ottawa shot higher each round and placed fifth in the fall 2018-19 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Championship at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fla. Biola bumped its winning margin to 22 strokes over Erskine with a closing 309, Campbellsville finished third and Bethel (IN) took fourth.

OUAZ's Kayli Melissa (80-78-80=238) tied for ninth, and Haley Kapanacis (76-86-82=244) was 19th. The nine-team, 49-player field recorded an 18-hole scoring average of 85.3 over three rounds on the 6,028-yard, par-72 course.


Team Home Course: Wigwam Golf Club
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 0
SAT 25-75 Percentile -
Average ACT 21.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 19.0 - 23.0
Application Deadline
Acceptance Rate 70%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Allied Health, Business and Management, Communications, Nursing, Psychology, Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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