BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU sophomore golfer Mary Joiner will defend her individual
title this week as the Lady Toppers wrap up their fall season in Mercer’s Idle Hour
Joiner, a Franklin, Ky., native, will defend her crown against competitors from 11
teams on Monday and Tuesday at the par-72, 6,166-yard Idle Hour Golf & Country Club
in Macon, Ga.
Play begins each day at 7:45 a.m. CT with a shotgun start.
Last season, Joiner wrapped up WKU’s fall competition with the second victory of her
freshman campaign at Idle Hour. She fired a career-low 66 in the final round to win
the title by three strokes, earning Conference USA Golfer of the Week honors in the
Senior Georgina Blackman also tied for 11th in the event last year as the Lady
Toppers finished fifth as a team.
WKU is coming off a sixth-place finish last week in the 40th Annual FIU Pat Bradley
Invitational. Blackman and senior Katie Story led the way, tying for sixth and 11th,
Joiner, Blackman and Story will compete for the Lady Toppers this week along with
sophomore Abigail Smee and freshman Megan Clarke, while sophomore Bailey Tyree will
participate as an individual.
How to follow the Lady Toppers: For complete information on WKU Lady Topper Golf,
follow the team on Twitter at @WKUWomensGolf.