SWAC 2017 Golf Championships in Alexandria this week

ALEXANDRIA, La. (Alex./Pineville CVB) - The 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Golf Championships will be hosted in Alexandria, La., with the support of the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority and the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The championships are scheduled to take place April 17 - 19 at Links on the Bayou and OakWing Golf Club.

The four-time defending SWAC champion Alabama State Lady Hornets got off to another promising start on day one of the 2017 SWAC Women's Golf Championship at Links on the Bayou.

As a team, Alabama State shot a 12-over-par 300 to hold a seven-stroke advantage over Texas Southern (307).

Jackson State sits in third place with a 349, followed by Prairie View A&M (369) and Alcorn State (378).

Today is the second and final day of the SWAC Women's Golf Championship.  The third and final day of the SWAC Men's Golf Championship is Wednesday, April 19.  Tee-off is at 8 a.m.

SWAC is organized exclusively for the purpose of encouraging, promoting, advancing and conducting intercollegiate sports and other recreational and not-for-profit activities among its member institutions. 

For more information about the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), visit www.swac.org or call 318-442-9546.

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