Darius Rucker Intercollegiate brings top-flight field to Long Cove

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The University of Alabama won the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Golf Tournament last year. Cheyenne Knight was the individual champion in 2016 and 2017. The University of South Carolina's women's team hosted the event.

Long Cove Club, in partnership with Darius Rucker and the University of South Carolina, is hosting the seventh annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Golf Tournament from March 2-4, featuring feature top women’s collegiate teams from around the country.

Darius RuckerRucker will kick off the event with a private concert at the Arts Center of Coastal Caroline for players, coaches, sponsors and Long Cove residents.

Joining the Gamecocks in the field will be students from the University of Alabama, the University of Arkansas, Arizona State University, Auburn, Baylor, Duke, Furman, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, the University of Virginia and Wake Forest.

The teams will be housed in private vacation homes on Hilton Head Island.

Spectators are welcome. Play begins at 8:30 a.m. March 2 and 3, and 8 a.m. March 4.

 

Darius Rucker2“We are once again extremely excited to host what has quickly become one of the nation’s premiere women’s intercollegiate golf tournaments,” Long Cove Club director of golf Bob Patton said.

“Golf fans should take advantage of seeing some rising stars. These women collegiate players are definitely worth watching.”