Stories by Julie
UCLA tops Liz Murphey bracket, draws cross-town rival
The bracket is set for the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic, and now it’s time to watch closely. Consider the next two days a good indicator of what might happen in two months at the NCAA Women’s Championship.
Mirim Lee goes bogey-free for LPGA Tour's Kia Classic lead
Mirim Lee took the first-round lead at the LPGA's Kia Classic, but former World No. 1 Yani Tseng and current No. 1 Lydia Ko sit close behind in Carlsbad, Calif.
Marijosse Navarro reps college game at LPGA Kia Classic
Quiet, petite players can be easy to overlook – until they start winning tournaments. That's Marijosse Navarro's story.
North Florida Ospreys win General Hackler Championship with final-round rally
The North Florida Ospreys staged a final-round comeback to win the General Hackler Championship.
Arizona Wildcats defend Gator Invite title, Manon Gidali top individual
Even across the country, Arizona was in familiar territory at the SunTrust Gator Women’s Invitational. It was the tournament that kick-started the Wildcats’ spring a year ago, and the team defended its title Sunday.
Coastal Carolina takes General Hackler Championship to Dunes Club in Myrtle Beach
A long-standing tradition in Myrtle Beach, S.C., finds a new home this week. Coastal Carolina is taking its General Hackler Championship to the Dunes Golf & Country Club.
Eunice Yi leads GRU Augusta charge at the SunTrust Lady Gator hosted by Florida
Eunice Yi led a mellow charge for GRU Augusta in the first round of the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational.
Washington Huskies win Bruin/Wave for fifth season title
Three tournaments into the spring season, Washington has two team titles in the books. A nine-shot victory Tuesday at the Bruin/Wave Invitational was Washington win No. 5 on the season.
Washington women find stride in Santa Ana with small roster
In Washington’s second start of the season, a shrunken roster seemed hardly a factor. The Huskies won the UC Irvine Invitational on Tuesday by 11 shots.
Hannah O'Sullivan, 16, unseats Kerr as youngest Symetra Tour winner
Hannah O’Sullivan cruised to a four-shot victory at the Symetra Tour’s season-opening Gateway Classic to become the youngest winner in the tour's history.
Baylor women's golf on the map after Palos Verdes stunner
The answer to how Baylor was able to pull off the biggest victory in program history Feb. 10 is not a quick one. Jay Goble’s explanation is many-fold, which points to what’s going on in Waco, Texas.
Furman's rise continues at Florida State Match-Up with third title, scoring record
Furman moved from ninth to fourth to first through the course of three rounds at the Florida State Match-Up to win its third title of the season.
Virginia edges Tulane in season opener for first win since '13
The end of the final round at Eagle Creek Golf Club was so close that several minutes passed from the time the final putt dropped to the time Virginia as declared the winner.
Women's college conference preview: Missouri Valley Conference
Defending champion Wichita State returns its entire team to chase another Missouri Valley Conference Championship title.
Women's college conference preview: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Keep an eye on Fairfield, Albany and Siena at this spring's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship.
Women's college conference preview: Big East Conference
With an automatic-qualifying spot on the line, a handful of teams have much to gain by winning the Big East Conference Championship in the spring.
Women's college preview: Southwestern Athletic Conference
Look to Alabama State for a title defense at the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship.
Women's college preview: Patriot League
Look to Boston to win the Patriot League conference title in the spring, with challengers Loyola and Lehigh at its heels.
Women's college golf preview: UNLV, San Diego State will battle for Mountain West Conference
The Mountain West Conference Championship likely will come down to a battle between UNLV and San Diego State.
Women's conference preview: Can Detroit repeat in Horizon League?
Detroit is missing some of its best pieces from the past few seasons, but don't count the Titans out of a title defense at the Horizon League Championship.
Women's college preview: Lamar tops in Southland Conference
Looking for a safe bet in the Southland Conference? Put an eye on Lamar, which took big head-to-head victories this fall with an impressive Mason Rudolph finish.
Women's preview: Big West Conference
UC Davis has won the past five Big West Conference Championships, and the Aggies are expected to keep that streak going.
Women's college golf preview: South Carolina tops in SEC
South Carolina is tops in the SEC after the fall season, but a lot of challengers wait in the wings, including defending conference champion Vanderbilt.
Women's college golf preview: Pepperdine rules the West Coast Conference
Pepperdine traditionally rules the West Coast Conference, and there's no reason to think it won't again this year.
Sierra Brooks holds off hard-charging Nelly Korda for Sally title
Sierra Brooks took a nine-shot lead into the final round of the South Atlantic Amateur, and held off a charging Nelly Korda to win by four.
NCAA women's college preview: All eyes on Duke in the ACC
In the ACC, one of the strongest conference in women's golf, Duke is a safe bet to defend its conference title.
Women's college golf conference preview: American Athletic Conference
Defending champion Louisville has left the American Athletic Conference, which opens the door for a team like UCF, Houston or even Memphis.
Women's preview: Pac-12 Conference
Stanford's chances of repeating as Pac-12 champions look good after the fall season. The Cardinal will have to overtake a strong conference to do it.
Allison Emrey builds two-shot Harder Hall cushion on Kaitlyn Papp
After the first half of the Harder Hall Women’s Invitational – among the first events on the Florida Orange Blossom Circuit, a winter women’s amateur golf loop around the south part of the state – Allison Emrey leads by two shots.
Duke's Boutier new No. 1 in Women's World Amateur Ranking
Duke junior Celine Boutier has taken over the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.
Williams: Memories from a college-golf marathon
Julie Williams traveled to six Golfweek-sponsored college events in 2014 and saw 17 live days of college golf. From that six-tournament stretch, six great memories.
College women top 10: A year of turnover and program bests
In 2014, college women's golf was highlighted by high turnover. The best players turned professional, many with great success (at least success in earning a place to play). Here are some of the most notable storylines from the year.
Henderson, 17, becomes latest young pro to join IMG stable
Brooke Henderson, the No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, announced Thursday she’ll forego college to turn professional. Henderson is the latest young female athlete to sign on with IMG.
Flash warning: Rising Kent State seeks closing spark
After quietly moving up the college women's golf rankings this fall, Kent State now looks for a spark to close out tournaments.
College women: Julie Williams' 2014 midseason grades
Here are Julie Williams' midseason grades for the 2014 fall college women's golf season.
Alison Lee among pack of collegians headed to LPGA
Alison Lee hit both ends of the emotional spectrum on Sunday after declaring her professional status at the end of LPGA Q-School.
Notes: Ivy Leaguer Kelly Shon works her way through Q-School
Sociology degree in hand – from Princeton, no less – Kelly Shon arrived at LPGA Q-School for the second time this year with some perspective
Minjee Lee quietly cruises through Q-School debut
Minjee Lee, 18, struggled Saturday to name an experience as stereotypically stressful as what she faces this week at LPGA Q-School final stage.
Robin Burke to captain Americans at 2016 Curtis Cup
The U.S. Golf Association has revealed that Robin Burke will captain the U.S. team at the 2016 Curtis Cup. Burke will lead the Americans as they try to retain the cup at Dun Laoghair Golf Club near Dublin, Ireland.
Matthew Wolff blazes trail to Polo finals; Brooks to meet Stephenson
The biggest winner so far in the AJGA’s Polo Golf Junior Classic fell Thursday at the hand of Matthew Wolff. In fact Wolff, of Agoura Hills, Calif., prevailed after perhaps the toughest round of matches yet.
Jordan Spieth steals show with opening 67 in Australia
Given Thursday’s conditions at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Jordan Spieth wasn’t expecting much in the first round of the Australian Open.
Horsfield claims pair of big wins in Polo match play
Sam Horsfield didn’t have to play past the 14th hole in either of his two matches Wednesday at the Polo Golf Junior Classic. Horsfield claimed a pair of 6-and-4 victories to move to the quarterfinals.
Sam Horsfield, Robynn Ree earn top spots on AJGA Polo Junior brackets
Sam Horsfield secured the top spot on the match-play bracket Tuesday with his first-place finish after two rounds of stroke play at the AJGA’s Polo Golf Junior Classic.
SooBin Kim leads season's first ANNIKA Award Watch List
The race for the ANNIKA Award is on again this season. The following players made the first edition of the ANNIKA Watch List.
NCCGA title inspires Stamper, marks Missouri growth
With more than half of his college career behind him, Corey Stamper needed some inspiration. He found it at the NCCGA Fall National Championship.
Michael Wright leads in Australia, Adam Scott remains six shots back
Adam Scott climbed the leaderboard Friday at the Australian Masters, but remains six shots off the lead set by fellow Aussie Michael Wright at Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne.
Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry share one-shot lead in Dubai
Rory McIlroy returned to competitive golf on Thursday with a 6-under 66 that gave him a share of the DP World Tour Championship lead. McIlroy hadn’t teed it up for six weeks, but showed little rust.
Four tied for Aussie Masters lead, Scott six back
Adam Scott opened the Australian Masters on Thursday with a 1-over 73, a rough start that left him six shots off the lead. Scott is looking for a third consecutive victory at the event.
Busbee, 77, named Yancey Ford Award winner
Call Charlie Busbee the senior-amateur tour version of Vijay Singh. Busbee is a self-proclaimed range rat, who enjoys time spent grooving his swing in practice.
AJGA maintains record pace of play in 2014
The American Junior Golf Association has reached a point of sustainability in its pace-of-play enforcement.