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Ohio State Women’s Golf: Friday Follow-up

As a follow up to yesterday's post, we'll check in on Katja Pogacar, Aneka Seumanutafa, Emma Jandel, Rachel Rohanna and Rio Watanabe. Ladies European Tour This week, Katja is participating in the Scottish Ladies Open at the Renaissance Club in... Continue Reading →

Ohio State Golf: Fireside Chat with Therese Hession

It's January in Buffalo. That means we're looking at ~12" of snow, single digit temperatures and double digit wind speeds. It also means we're living vicariously with a Fireside Chat about golf with Ohio State's Director of Golf and Women's... Continue Reading →

BuckeyeGolf: Jaclyn Lee, Katja Pogacar advance to LPGA Q-Series

To pick up where we left off last month, Jaclyn Lee, Rio Watanabe, Katja Pogacar advanced to the Stage II of the Symetra/LPGA Tours Qualifying event. This was conducted this week in Venice Florida with 193 aspiring professional golfers trying to qualify... Continue Reading →

OSUWG: Buckeyes Wrap Up Tar Heel Invitational

(Photo courtesy Getty Images and tournament information courtesy of Ohio State Athletics Department. Tournament scoring and statistics courtesy of Golfstat) The Buckeyes were off to Chapel Hill, NC for the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational played October 12th - 14th..... Continue Reading →

BuckeyeGolf: LPGA Q-School II Update; Katja, Rio and Jaclyn Advance

(Image and tournament information courtesy of Kay, here we go. In August, five Buckeyes teed it up as part of the LPGA Q-Series tournament. The participants were Jaclyn Lee, Rio Watanabe, Jessica Porvasnik, Katja Pogacar and Emma Jandel. Katja,... Continue Reading →

BuckeyeGolf: LPGA Q-School Edition

(Image and tournament information courtesy of UPDATE: Jaclyn did her 'thing' and is comfortably in the top 100 to advance to Stage II. Katja had a terrific, clutch performance to also move into the top 100. Rio's round sort... Continue Reading →

BuckeyeGolf: stroke play, match play, academics, oh my!

(Image courtesy, tournament information courtesy,, )  A fair amount of action this past weekend. Five Buckeyes were involved in significant golf activities this week. The dramatis personae are: Ryan Armour (PGA), Bo Hoag (, Katja Pogacar... Continue Reading →

BuckeyeGolf: Tournaments update – a pretty good week

I want to get you caught up on some recent/current tournament action involving Buckeyes. At the time of this article, one tournament has been completed (Ohio Women's Open) and three (Women's Porter Cup, U.S. Open, Meijer LPGA Classic).   Ohio... Continue Reading →

OSUWG: Buckeyes improve but miss cut: Lee advances to Monday play

(Team photo and tournament information courtesy of Ohio State Athletics Dept, Tournament scoring and statistics courtesy of The Buckeyes are in Stillwater, OK for the NCAA Championships. Here is link to previous articles regarding tournament set up and results of... Continue Reading →

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