Women's Golf preview: Big 12 Championship
WHAT: Texas begins postseason play this weekend when it heads to the 2008 Big 12 Championship.
WHERE: Karsten Creek Golf Club (par 72, 6,210 yards) - Stillwater, Okla.
WHEN: The tournament field will play 18 holes each day from Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27; Texas has been paired with Iowa State and Oklahoma State for the opening round and will tee off on Friday at 9:50 a.m. Central.
WHO: The tournament features all 12 members of the Big 12 Conference.
LAST YEAR AT THE BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP: Texas took 10th place at the 2007 Big 12 Championship in Waco with a 90-over 954. Then-freshman Shannon Fish tied for 11th place at 15-over par.
LAST TIME OUT: Texas placed fourth at the 15-team Indiana Invitational on April 7 and 8 in Carmel, Ind. Senior Ashley Rollins led the way by tying for fifth overall at even par.
TEXAS' BIG 12 TOURNAMENT HISTORY: Texas captured the first Big 12 Conference team championship in 1997 by shooting 60-over par at the Alvomar Golf and Country Club in Lawrence, Kan. The Longhorns' Heather Bowie claimed medalist honors at four-under par.
Texas took its second Big 12 Conference crown in 2004 when it shot 16-over par at the Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station. Janice Olivencia placed second for the Longhorns at the 2004 event.