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Arkansas Tech University Arkansas Tech Golden Suns
Women's Golf Program
Tucker Coliseum
Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Organizations: NCAA Div II
Conferences: Great American (GAC)

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


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
20K - 50K Public 1909 11,500 45% M - 55% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 6,960 $ 13,920 $ 7,700
Select Previous Season:
Arkansas Tech Golden Suns 2018-2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Central Region Fall Preview 09/04/2018 season Prairie Highlands G.C. Olathe, KS 2
2 UIndy Fall Invitational 09/10/2018 season Prairie View G.C. Carmel IN 3
3 WNMU Fall Intercollegiate 09/24/2018 season Golf Club of Estrella Goodyear, AZ 2
4 UCO Classic 10/01/2018 season G.C. of Edmond Edmond OK 1
5 DBU Women’s Classic 10/08/2018 season Golf Club of Dallas Dallas TX 2
6 St. Edward’s Invitational 02/18/2019 season Onion Creek CC Austin TX 1
7 Rattler Invitational 03/04/2019 season Dominion CC San Antonio TX 6
8 CSUSM Fujikura Invitational 03/11/2019 season Shadowridge G.C. Vista CA 6
9 Barry U. Invite by ACF Pizza 03/25/2019 season Shula’s Golf Club Miami Shores FL 3
10 Central Region Spring Preview 04/08/2019 season Rivercut GC Springfield MO 6
11 GAC Women’s Golf Championships 04/14/2019 conf Hot Springs CC Hot Springs AR 1
12 NCAA D2 Women’sCentral Regiona 05/06/2019 reg Muskogee G.C. Muskogee OK 2
13 NCAA Division II Championship 05/14/2019 champ PGA Natl. Champions Crse PalmBeachGardns 10
Arkansas Tech Golden Suns 2019 - 2020 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 DBU Women’s Classic 09/22/2019 season Robson Ranch G.C. Denton TX 6
2 UCO Classic 09/30/2019 season G.C. of Edmond Edmond OK 2
3 Golfweek DII Fall Invitational 10/06/2019 season Los Colinas HowieintheHills 6
4 ATU Women’s Fall Invite 10/21/2019 season Chamberlyne C.C. Danville, AR 1
5 Little Rock Golf Classic 10/27/2019 season Diamante C.C. Hot Springs AR 11
6 SEU Crosswind Gloves Invite 02/24/2020 season Onion Creek CC Austin TX 2
7 Diffee Ford Lincoln Invite 03/09/2020 season KickingBird Golf Club Edmond OK 5
Arkansas Tech Golden Suns 2020 - 2021 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
Head Coach: Amy Anderson
Office Phone: 479-498-6071
Fax: 479-498-6072
Email: aanderson41@atu.edu

Amy Anderson (since 2009) is women’s golf coach and NCAA compliance officer at Arkansas Tech. She competed on both the Tech Golden Suns' basketball team and golf team.

In the final event of the shortened spring 2020 season, Arkansas Tech shot 307-311 and finished fifth, two strokes out of fourth, at the Diffie Ford Lincoln Invitational at the Kicking Bird Golf Club in Edmond, Okla. Rogers State defeated Central Oklahoma in a playoff for first, and SW Oklahoma State was seven shots back in third. The course was par 70, measuring 5,821 yards and producing an average 18-hole score of 82.4 strokes.

Tech's Jacqueline Klemm (75-77=152) tied for 11th and Josie Roberson (76-77=153) tied for 14th.

Arkansas Tech placed 10th in stroke play and failed to reach match play in the 16-team 2019 NCAA D-II Championship. The Golden Suns held the lead after the first two rounds but settled for second in the 12-team 2019 NCAA D-II Central Regional Tech roared from behind with a closing 1-under 287 to win the 2019 Great American Conference (GAC) Championship.

Tech failed to post a team score under 300 and finished 11th in the 2018 NCAA D-II Championship. The Golden Suns rallied for third place in the 12-team 2018 NCAA D-II Central Regional after leading wire-to-wire in the 2018 Great American Conference (GAC) Championship.

Arkansas Tech placed 11th in a windy 2017 NCAA D-II Championship after winning the 12-team 2017 NCAA D-II Central Regional. Tech edged Henderson State for the title in the 2017 GAC Championship.

Arkansas Tech lost to Missouri Western in a playoff for third place and the last spot to advance in the 12-team 2016 NCAA D-II Central Regional. Tech was 2016 GAC Champion.

The Golden Suns finished 10th at the 2015 NCAA D-II Championship

Arkansas Tech recorded the low team score in rounds two and three to finish runner-up to Augustana in the nine-team 2015 NCAA D-II Central Regional.

Tech won the 2015 Great American Conference (GAC) Championship.

Arkansas Tech finished ninth at the 2014 NCAA D-II Championship. The Suns finished third at the nine-team 2014 NCAA D-II Central Regional. They were second at the 2014 GAC Championship.

Arkansas Tech placed seventh at the 2013 NCAA D-II Central Regional.

Tech placed fourth in the 2013 GAC Championship.The Suns were second in 2012. 

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Chamberlyne Country Club
Practice Facilities: Arkansas Tech University broke ground in spring 2017 for a new multi-sports complex on its Russellville campus. The new facility will provide an indoor practice space for the intercollegiate baseball, softball, tennis and golf programs at Tech.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1080
SAT 25-75 Percentile 960 - 1200
Average ACT 22.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 19.0 - 25.0
Application Deadline rolling
Acceptance Rate 86%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Agriculture, Art, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Communications, Criminal Justice, Drama, Economics, Education, Emergency Managment/Homeland Security, Foreign Languages, Graphic Design, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Medical Technology, Music, Nursing, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Restaurant/Hotel Management, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Engineering), Sciences (Environmental Sciences), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences, Travel/Tourism
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