, 2023-04-18 11:21:39,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 18, 2023–
The Jackson T. Stephens Cup (“The Stephens Cup”), today announced the fourteen teams set to compete in the 2023 championship being held at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas, October 9 -11. The Stephens Cup is a national collegiate golf tournament, named in honor of the late Jackson (Jack) T. Stephens, the former Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club.
Rotating annually, The Stephens Cup brings together the nation’s top collegiate golfers with world class venues in what is widely considered the premier event in college golf. This year’s field will again feature seven NCAA Division 1 men’s and women’s teams, as well as leading players from U.S Military Service Academies and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) competing as individuals.
The men’s field includes: University of Arizona, University of Arkansas, Florida State University, Louisiana State University, San Diego State University, Southern Methodist University and Stanford University.
The women’s field includes: University of Arkansas, Duke University, University of South Carolina Stanford University, University of Texas, Texas A&M University and Wake Forest University.
“Dad (Jack Stephens) would be very honored and proud of what this tournament has become. It is named in his honor and built upon ideals that he held so close to his heart,” said Tournament Chairman Warren Stephens. “We set out to create a definitive and highly-competitive collegiate tournament that is comprised of future stars on the PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour, competing on world-class golf courses and are truly excited about the field we have for 2023.”
Prior to the competition, on Sunday, October 8, The Stephens Cup will host a collegiate-amateur fundraising tournament followed by a newly created event featuring juniors from the First Tee of Greater Dallas, Stephens Cup participants, PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour players and notable VIPs.
The championship will feature 54-holes of stroke play over the first two days followed by 18-holes of team match play on the final day. The first 54-holes of team stroke play will be used to determine the seeding for the men’s and women’s fields for the final day of match play; the low four men’s and low four women’s teams will compete in the match play competition. Stroke-play medalists will be honored on October 10 prior to the start of match…
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