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Duke Women’s Golf Moves to No. 1 in Latest Golfweek Rankings

March 19, 2019

DURHAM, North Carolina – For the 11th time over the last 19 years, the Duke women’s golf program has returned to No. 1 in the latest Golfweek Collegiate team rankings, which were released Tuesday. 
The Blue Devils accumulated a 70.29 rating in the latest ledger to move ahead of Southern California (70.30), while Stanford (70.41), Texas (70.52), Vanderbilt (70.62), Arkansas (70.78), UCLA (70.88), Wake Forest (70.88), Florida (71.00) and South Carolina (71.15) round out the top 10. 
Duke returned to No. 1 for the first time since the 2015-16 campaign and have been tops nationally in 2012-13, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2005-06, 2004-05, 2003-04, 2002-03, 2001-02 and 2000-01. 
Head coach Dan Brooks and the Blue Devils have turned in two victories at the Tar Heel Invitational and the Landfall Tradition, while collecting a runner-up finish at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championship. 
Duke features four golfers in the top 36 in the latest Golfweek Individual rankings – Jaravee Boonchant (7), Virginia Elena Carta (32), Gina Kim (35) and Ana Belac (36
The Blue Devils will next compete in the Evans Derby Experience March 23-25 in Auburn, Alabama. 
Following the Evans Derby Experience, five Duke golfers will compete in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur April 3-6 in Augusta, Georgia.
Boonchant, Carta, Kim, Belac and incoming freshman Erica Shepherd will see action in the prestigious event.
 
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