Jackson T. Stephens Cup: Florida State Men, Wake Forest Women take the titles
11 Oct 2023
by Justin Golba of

see also: View results for Stephens Cup, Trinity Forest Golf Club, Rachel Kuehn Rankings

Florida State Men's Golf (FSU Athletics Photo)
Florida State Men's Golf (FSU Athletics Photo)

The Florida State men's team and the Wake Forest women's team secured the team titles at the Jackson T. Stephens Cup at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Tex.

Florida State defeated Arizona 3-2, while Wake Forest defeated Texas 3-2.

Frederik Kjettrup, Brett Roberts, and Luke Clanton recorded wins for Florida State, while medalist Tiger Christensen and Yannick Malik won for Arizona.

Rachel Kuehn, Macy Pate and Carolina Chacarra won matches for Wake Forest, and Bentley Cotton and Huai-Chien Hsu won matches for Texas.

SMU defeated LSU 3-1-1 for third place in the men's competition, while Stanford defeated South Carolina 4-1 for third place in the women's competition.

Tiger Christensen of Arizona and Lauren Kim of Texas won medalist honors in the stroke play portion of the Cup.

Christensen shot 19-under total with rounds of 66-67-64 to win by five shots. He started his final round 5-under through the first seven holes.

Christensen's win was the first of his collegiate career and broke a program record for the lowest 54-hole score in a tournament.

In the stroke play portion, Florida State and Arizona finished in first and second place. SMU finished in third place at 39-under, LSU finished in fourth place at 32-under, and San Diego State finished in fifth place at 31-under.

In the women's competition, the results had to wait until Wednesday morning between Texas and Wake Forest.

Wake Forest Women's Golf
The individual and the team competition were both tied after the conclusion of the third round, and the playoff could not happen due to darkness.

Lauren Kim of Texas and Adela Cernousek of Wake Forest were tied for first place at 11-under, and Texas and Wake Forest are tied for the team lead at 23-under.

Kim won on the fourth playoff hole, winning the individual title and the team competition for Texas.

Results: Stephens Cup
1GermanyTiger ChristensenGermany60066-67-64=197
2MECole AndersonCamden, ME40068-67-67=202
T3CAZach PolloRocklin, CA30070-67-66=203
T3ARConnor GauntCabot, AR30064-70-69=203
T5DenmarkJacob Skov OlesenDenmark30066-73-65=204

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ABOUT THE Stephens Cup

Debuting in 2021, the Jackson T. Stephens Cup is an annual collegiate golf tournament named in memory of the late Augusta National Chairman, Jackson T. Stephens. The tournament is a four-day stroke play- match play event featuring NCAA Division I National Championship contending men’s and women’s teams.

The tournament format will be 54 holes of stroke play setting the field for a final day of match play based on the stroke-play team finish; the final day of match play will be 18 holes. The event will also recognize its 54-hole winners upon completion of stroke play.

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