NASHVILLE, Tennessee. — Vanderbilt returns to Links on Friday as it hosts the annual Mason Rudolph championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
“Hosting the Mason Rudolph Championship is one of my favorite things as a Vanderbilt coach,” said Vandy coach Greg Allen. “We are blessed to have a home field like the Vanderbilt Legends Club and we love to show it to the teams that come to play every year.
“This year’s pitch is looking great again and our girls are excited to play at home against some of the best teams and players in the country.”
The field has 14 teams – including seven SEC members – consisting of Vanderbilt, Alabama, Arizona, Auburn, Chattanooga, Denver, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Kentucky, LSU, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi, Ohio State and Washington. Vandy last won the Mason Rudolph team title in 2018.
Veterans Celina Sattelkau and Tess Davenport will lead the Commodore team along with Natasha Kiel, Lynn Lim and Tillie Claggett. Vanderbilt will also field four individuals, consisting of Jayna Choi, Virginie Ding, Ariel Yu and Meghan Meserole.
“Our lineup is very different from the previous Mason lineup, with two rookies there, so they obviously don’t have as many rounds playing Legends,” Allen said. “But what they lack in experience, they make up for with a lot of talent and a strong work ethic. And they understand that we have two seasoned veterans in programming.
“As a team, our focus this weekend will be being there for the task at hand and that is hitting committed golf swings and enjoying the moment.”
This weekend’s event will be played on the North Course at a par 72 with different yard layouts each round.
The Commodores are scheduled to start at 9:20 am on Friday alongside Mississippi State and Denver. Live scores for the event can be found HERE.