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Mount Holyoke College Mount Holyoke Lyons
Women's Golf Program
Kendall Hall
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075
Organizations: NCAA Div III
Conferences: ECAC, Liberty League

Golf Scholarships: No No
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
5K - 10K Private 1837 2,300 0% M - 100% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 54,618 $ 54,618 $ 16,020
Select Previous Season:
Mount Holyoke Lyons 2018-2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Ann S. Batchelder Invitational 09/15/2018 season Nehoiden GC Wellesley MA 5
2 Mount Holyoke Invitational 09/22/2018 season The Orchards South Hadley MA 8
3 Williams Fall Invitational 09/29/2018 season Taconic Golf Club Williamstown MA 11
4 George Phinney/NESCAC Champ. 10/06/2018 conf Ralph Myhre G.C. Middlebury VT 6
5 NYU Fall Invitational 10/13/2018 season Forest Hill Field Club Bloomfield, NJ 4
6 Vassar College Invitational 04/20/2019 season Casperkill G.C. Poughkeepsie NY 8
7 Jack Leaman Women’s Champ 04/27/2019 season HickoryRidge/Orchards Amherst MA 8
Mount Holyoke Lyons 2019 - 2020 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Ann S. Batchelder Invitational 09/14/2019 season Nehoiden GC Wellesley MA 5
2 Mount Holyoke Invitational 09/21/2019 season The Orchards South Hadley MA 10
3 George Phinney Golf Classic 09/28/2019 season Ralph Myhre G.C. Middlebury VT 7
4 Williams Fall Invitational 10/05/2019 conf Taconic Golf Club Williamstown MA 9
5 NYU Fall Invitational 10/12/2019 season Forest Hill Field Club Bloomfield, NJ 5
Mount Holyoke Lyons 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: Tim Walko
Office Phone: 413-538-3087
Fax: 413-538-2183
Email: twalko@mtholyoke.edu

Tim Walko was named Mount Holyoke golf coach in February 2011.  He played for Rollins College and competed professionally from 1986-1990 before becoming a head golf professional.  Walko formerly owned the Northampton Country Club and served as its president and director of golf during that time.  In addition to his coaching, Walko is an instructor in Mount Holyoke's Department of Physical Education.  

The 2019-20 season was halted in March before Mount Holyoke College competed in a spring event. This summary is for the last event of the fall, the NYU Fall Invitational at Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield, N.J.  The Lyons opened in ffifth with 346 and followed with 344 to place fifth. Williams shot 319-318 to win by by 12 strokes over host NYU, and Amherst took third. The course was par 72, 5,862 yards.

The Lyons' Cortney Qiu (86-81=167) tied for 14th and Susan Lee 85-85=170) finished 18th.

The Mount Holyoke College Lyons finished sixth, their worst conference prformance in years in the weather-shortened 2018 Liberty League Championship.

The Lyons finished second in 2017, third in 2016 and second in 2015 in the Liberty League Championship.

Mount Holyoke fired a second-round 331 to overtake NYU and win the 2014 Liberty League Championship.

The Lyons finished fifth in the inaugural 2013 Liberty League Championship .

Mount Holyoke played in the 2004, 2005 and 2008 NCAA D-III National Championships.

Mount Holyoke hosts its own invitational tournament each fall and hosted the 2002 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships at the college-owned Orchards Golf Course.

The 2004 U.S. Women’s Open was played on Mount Holyoke’s Orchards Golf Course.

Facilities:
School Owned Course: The Orchards Golf Club, a 1922 Donald Ross design, is the Mount Holyoke home course and has hosted many championships. It was also the site of the 2004 U.S. Women’s Open.
Practice Facilities: They have a practice facility at their course.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1380
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1279 - 1490
Average ACT 30.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 27.0 - 32.0
Application Deadline 1/15
Acceptance Rate 38%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
African/Asian and International Studies, Architecture, Art, Classics, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, Film and Video, Foreign Languages, Liberal Arts, Music, Psychology, Religion, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Environmental Sciences), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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