Darius Rucker Intercollegiate: Arizona State hangs on to secure the win
Arizona State Women's Golf team (Arizona State Athletics Photo)
Arizona State Women's Golf team (Arizona State Athletics Photo)

Arizona State finished 3-over and won the 2024 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C., by just one shot. 

The Sun Devils finished one shot better than Northwestern, who finished in solo second place at 4-over. The Sun Devils shot rounds of 278-286-291 to finish 3-over and a 7-over final round 291. The Wildcats shot rounds of 281-282-293 to finish one shot behind the winners. 

Auburn finished in solo third place at 5-over, South Carolina finished in solo fourth place at 6-over, and Arkansas finished in solo fifth place at 7-over. LSU, Georgia, and Texas finished T6 at 12-over, and Wake Forest and Duke finished T9 at 13-over.

In the individual competition, Julia Lopez Ramirez of Arkansas, Hannah Darling of South Carolina, Jennifer Cai of Northwestern, and Farah O'Keefe of Texas all shot 5-under to tie for the medalist honors.

Lopez Ramirez got to that number in dramatic fashion, shooting 7-under 64 to set the tournament record. She recorded eight birdies and one bogey in the final round, propelling up the leaderboard 23 spots.

Lopez Ramirez is currently ranked No. 4 in the Golfweek/ Women's Rankings.

World No. 1 Ingrid Lindblad of LSU finished in solo fifth place at 4-under, and just one shot back of the lead. 

The annual event, hosted by multi-platinum country artist and PXG ambassador Darius Rucker, is held at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, S.C., and features a 54-hole stroke play competition for individual and team honors.

Past individual champions of the tournament include Maria Fassi (2018, University of Arkansas), Emilia Migliaccio (2020, Wake Forest University), and Cheyenne Knight (2016, 2017, University of Alabama).

Results: Darius Rucker Intercollegiate
T1SpainJulia Lopez RamirezSpain70067-77-64=208
T1CAJennifer CaiIrvine, CA70071-68-69=208
T1ScotlandHannah DarlingScotland70072-66-70=208
T1TXFarah O'KeefeAustin, TX70071-67-70=208
5SwedenIngrid LindbladSweden40067-71-71=209

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54-hole collegiate invitational hosted by the University of South Carolina women's team. Team (best four scores out of five players each day) and individual competitions.

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