LSU senior Tessa Teachman of Baton Rouge will be part of the United States women’s team in the 26th World University Summer Games this week in Shenzhen, China.
Teachman and four other college golfers will represent the USA in women’s individual and team competition. While all five will play individual competition three players will play in a three-count two system for a team championship. Both competitions are 72 holes.
The tournament begins Wednesday in China, late Tuesday night Baton Rouge time.
Iowa women’s golf coach Diane Thomason is the American head coach. Teachman, a former standout at University High, is joined on the team by Catherine O’Donnell of North Carolina, Caroline Powers of Michigan State, Brooke Beeler of TCU and Emily Talley of Colorado.
Teachman was a member of the LSU team that finish a school-best third place in the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships in May in Bryan, Texas.