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Feb. 25, 2016

Tournament Website | Live Scoring | Quick Facts | Long Cove Club

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. ââ’¬” The South Carolina women’s golf program is set to host the fifth annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate from March 4-6 in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The 54-hole event, which will once again take place at the Pete Dye Course at Long Cove Club, pairs country music star and Hootie and the Blowfish lead singer Darius Rucker with many of the top women’s collegiate golf programs.

Breaking Down The Field
This year’s tournament will feature seven teams ranked in the Top 25 in the latest Golfstat poll, including each of the country’s top five programs. Top-ranked USC headlines the group, and No. 2 Duke, No. 3 Arkansas, No. 4 Alabama and No. 5 Georgia will also be in action next week.

Oklahoma State (No. 13) and Tennessee (No. 21) mark the other Top 25 schools in this year’s field, while the host Gamecocks enter the tournament ranked No. 37 after opening their spring with a second-place finish at the FSU Match Up (Feb. 12-14). Eleven of the 17 teams competing at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate qualified for the 2015 NCAA Championships, and eight schools in the field have won a tournament this season. See below for a full list of the 17 participants.

2016 Field
Mississippi State
North Carolina
Oklahoma State
South Carolina
Wake Forest

Following The Action
Fans can follow the action throughout the tournament with Live Scoring and the event’s Website, where they can learn about the history of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and find more information on Long Cove Club. Participating teams will provide updates on their official Twitter pages, and the hashtag for the tournament is #DRI16.