ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas golfer Emily Tubert has received a
sponsor's exemption and will play in the LPGA's Northwest Arkansas
Championship in September.
Tubert, the world's No. 8-ranked women's amateur golfer, set a
school record for the best finish by a freshman last season when
she finished 19th at the NCAA Championships. She also carded the
Razorbacks' lowest round during the season with a 63.
Tubert was a first-team All-American and the Southeastern
Conference's co-Freshman of the Year. She led Arkansas in scoring
average (72.16) and most rounds in the 60s (10) and had three
The LPGA event returns to Pinnacle Country Club for the fifth
year from Sept. 5-11. Former Arkansas and current LPGA golfer Stacy
Lewis won the rain-shortened event while still a member of the
Razorbacks in 2007.