NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships

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NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships
Tournament information
Location United States
Established 2000
Course(s) 2017: Bay Oaks Country Club
Houston, Texas
Format Stroke play
Month played May
Current champion
Team: Rhodes
Individual: Christina Herbert (Bridgewater)

The NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships, played in the month of May, are the annual competitions in women's collegiate golf for individuals and teams from universities in Division III. It is a stroke play team competition with an additional individual award.

A combined Division II and Division III championship was held from 1996 to 1999, splitting into separate championships starting in 2000.[1][2]

The most successful program, by far, has been Methodist, who have won 16 national titles, fifteen of which were won consecutively between 1998 and 2012.

Williams are the current champion, winning their first national title in 2015.

Results[edit]

Divisions II and III combined (1996–1999)[edit]

Year Site
(Host team)
Par Team championship Individual championship
Champion Score Runner-up Score Champion Score
1996 Allendale, MI
(Grand Valley State)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,286 Rollins 1,287 Shanna Nagy
(Florida Southern)
313
(+25)
1997 Winter Park, FL
(Rollins)
73
(292)
Lynn 1,292 Methodist 1,318 Zoe Grimbeek
(Lynn)
315
(+23)
1998 Allendale, MI
(Grand Valley State)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,254 Florida Southern 1,259 Shanna Nagy
(Florida Southern)
301
(+13)
1999 72
(288)
Methodist 1,282 Florida Southern 1,285 Lisa Cave
(Florida Southern)
313
(+25)

Division III only (2000–present)[edit]

Year Site
(Host team)
Par Team championship Individual championship
Champion Score Runner-up Score Champion Score
2000 Bloomington, IL
(Illinois Wesleyan)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,285 Concordia–Moorhead 1,336 Stacey Smith
(Methodist)
316
(+28)
2001 Decatur, IL
(Millikin)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,214 Concordia–Moorhead 1,264 Carol Brogan
(Methodist)
294
(+6)
2002 South Hadley, MA
(Mount Holyoke)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,310 Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,341 Lynn Thompson
(Thomas More)
312
(+24)
2003 Green Lake, WI 73
(292)
Methodist 1,295 Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,348 Stefanie Simmerman
(Saint Mary's–IN)
315
(+23)
2004 73
(292)
Methodist 1,303 Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,305 Brittany Cary
(McMurry)
314
(+22)
2005 Southern Pines, NC 72
(288)
Methodist 1,272 Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,284 Charlotte Williams
(Methodist)
304
(+16)
2006 Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 73
(292)
Methodist 1,240 Gustavus Adolphus 1,316 308
(+16)
2007 73
(292)
Methodist 1,215 DePauw 1,303 Katie Dick
(Methodist)
296
(+4)
2008 Waverly, IA
(Wartburg)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,219 DePauw 1,258 Susan Martin
(Methodist)
294
(+6)
2009 Port St. Lucie, FL 72
(288)
Methodist 1,257 Wisconsin–Stevens Point 1,282 294
(+6)
2010 Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 73
(292)
Methodist 1,282 Gustavus Adolphus 1,301 Jessica Urban
(Wisconsin–Stevens Point)
313
(+21)
2011 73 †
(219)
Methodist 966 Gustavus Adolphus 978 Paige Caldwell
(Methodist)
232
(+13)
2012 Angola, IN
(Trine)
72
(288)
Methodist 1,242 DePauw 1,248 Catherine Wagner
(Wisconsin–Eau Claire)
302
(+14)
2013 Miramar Beach, FL 72
(288)
Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,239 Texas–Tyler 1,247 Laura Lindsey
(Texas–Tyler)
296
(+8)
2014 Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 72
(288)
Rhodes 1,256 Mary Hardin-Baylor 1,280 Georgiana Salant
(Williams)
303
(+15)
2015[3] 72
(288)
Williams 1,264 Wittenberg 1,281 McKenzie Ralston
(Mary Hardin-Baylor)
301
(+13)
2016 Houston, TX 72 †
(216)
Rhodes 904 Texas–Tyler 919 Caroline Ordian
(Redlands)
218
(+2)
2017 72
(288)
Rhodes 1,217 George Fox 1,219 Christina Herbert
(Bridgewater)
295
(+5)
2018 Howey-in-the-Hills, FL
  • Only three of the four scheduled rounds were played

Multiple winners[edit]

Team[edit]

The following schools have won more than one team championship:

  • 16: Methodist
  • 3: Rhodes

Individual champion[edit]

The following women have won more than one individual championship:

  • 2: Susan Martin, Shanna Nagy, Charlotte Williams

Individual champion's school[edit]

The following schools have produced more than one individual champion:

  • 8 champions: Methodist
  • 3 champions: Florida Southern

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division II/III Women's Golf Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Williams gets its first national title by topping Wittenberg by 17 strokes". NCAA. Retrieved January 18, 2016. 

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