Rachel Heck of Stanford and Kennedy Swann of Ole Miss accepted invites to this yr’s Marathon LPGA Classic, courtesy their performances within the NCAA ladies’s nationwide championship.
Heck earned her spot within the area by being the person winner at this week’s finals in Scottsdale, Arizona. Kennedy, in the meantime, was truly the recipient of a very beneficiant gift from a teammate.
As a part of the nationwide championship group, one member was chosen for the Marathon exemption. Ole Miss head coach Kory Henkes introduced that will be senior Julia Johnson. Johnson, in flip, bestowed the honour to fellow senior Swann.
“That was so selfless of her. That means the world to me.” Swann stated. “That’s going to be a huge help for me in my pro career, to get out there and play in my first LPGA event before even going to Q-School.”
In addition to her particular person NCAA crown, Heck, a freshman who’s remaining in class, captured the Annika Award, which fits to the nation’s high feminine collegiate participant.
The Marathon LPGA Classic takes place July 8-11 at Highlands Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio.