Colleges Compete In The Northwest Iowa NAIA Golf Tournament At Willow Creek


Pictured is  Laia Badosa from Morningside College as she tees off on the first hole.  Badosa had the lead after the first day with scores of 66 and 68 for the opening 36-hole round.

(Le Mars) — Twenty teams representing four-year colleges from throughout the Midwest are competing in the Northwest Iowa National Invitational NAIA Golf Tournament going on at the Willow Creek Golf Course in Le Mars.  Participants played 36 holes on Monday, and they will finish up on Tuesday with 18 holes.  Some of the local teams consist of Morningside, Briar Cliff, Northwestern and Dordt.

Briar Cliff Golf Teammates: Pictured are Molly Diekmann of Estherville, Iowa, (left) and Ann Hedlund of Akron, Iowa (right).  Both are competing in the Northwest Iowa NAIA National Invitational Golf Tournament.

The college golf tournament concludes on Tuesday with trophy presentation scheduled for around 2:00 p.m. at the Willow Creek Golf Course.