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GENERAL INFORMATION

Site: Forest Akers Golf Course, located on the Michigan State University campus, will serve as host to the 2007 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships.

Host Hotels: Coaches and student athletes will be housed at the Holiday Inn Express and the Comfort Inn and Suites in Okemos. These hotels are approximately nine minutes from the golf course. The phone number for the Holiday Inn Express is (517) 349-8700 and the contact is John Bradley. The phone number for Comfort Inn is (517) 347-6690 and the contact is Kurt Kelly.

Championship Format
The Championships shall consist of stroke play for 36 holes on Friday, 18 holes on Saturday, and 18 holes on Sunday. First day pairings shall be determined by Sagarin Rankings. The #1 player from the #1 team shall be paired with the #1 player from the #2 team. This order of pairing shall continue until the top 8 teams have been paired in twosomes. The last three teams will play a twosome on the first day of play. Second and final day pairings shall be determined by team scores from the previous day's play with the order of players #6 through #1 having earlier tee times. On the second and third days of play, all teams except teams #10 and #11 shall be in threesomes and shall tee-off in 10-minute intervals. Teams #10 and #11 shall tee off from the 11th hole in twosomes in 10-minute intervals. Teams #7, #8 and #9 follow the twosomes. The lower scoring teams shall have the later tee times. On the first day, teams #1-6 shall tee off on the first hole and teams #7-11 will tee off from the eleventh hole. Players will play in the order #1-6 on the first day and players #6-1 on the final two days.

*First round (Friday, 8:30 am) First round of tournament with tee times on the first and 10th holes.

*Second round (Friday, 12:45 p.m.) Second round of tournament with tee times on the first and 10th holes.

*Third round (Saturday, 9:30 am) Third round of tournament with tee times on the first and 10th holes.

*Final round (Saturday, 9:00 am) Final round of tournament with tee times on the first and 10th holes.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, April 26
7:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.Range Available
8:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.Practice Rounds
4:00 p.m.Coaches' Meeting (Golf Banquet Room)
6:30 p.m.Championships Banquet Spartan Stadium Tower-LaSalle Bank Club
Friday, April 27
6:30 a.m.Range Available
8:30 a.m.First Round of Competition
After First RoundLunch provided
12:30 p.m. (approx)Second Round of Competition
Upon Completion of Round 2Dinner at Comfort Inn
(Coaches and players only)
Saturday, April 28
7:30 a.m.Range Available
9:30 a.m.Third Round of Competition
Sunday, April 29
7:00 a.m.Range Available
9:00 a.m.Final Round of Competition
Immediately Following Final RoundCoaches' Meeting (Board Room)
Lunch in Golf Banquet Room
Immediately Following Coaches' MeetingAwards Ceremony (approx 5 p.m.)

Daily Video Updates
Starting after Friday's round, Spartan Sports Zone's Dave Ellis will recap the day's worth of action at the 2007 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships. Ellis' recaps will be available for free by logging onto MSUSpartans.com All-Access and clicking on women's golf.

Friday's Recap
Saturday's Recap
Sunday's Recap

LODGING INFORMATION

KELLOGG CENTER
South Harrison Road
East Lansing
517-432-4000

RESIDENCE INN
1600 East Grand River Avenue
East Lansing
517-337-3235

RADISSON HOTEL
111 North Grand Avenue
Lansing
517-482-0188

CLARION HOTEL
3600 Dunckel Road
Lansing
517-351-7600

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
2187 University Park
Okemos
517-347-6690

HOLIDAY INN SOUTH
6820 South Cedar St.
Lansing
517-699-3753

MARRIOTT UNIVERSITY PLACE
300 M.A.C. Place
East Lansing
517-337-4440

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT
2710 Lake Lansing Road
Lansing
517-482-0500

COMFORT INN & SUITES
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos
517-349-8700

FAIRFIELD INN
2335 Woodlake Road
Okemos
517-347-1000

SHERATON HOTEL
925 South Creyts Road
Lansing
517-323-7100

COUNTRY INN & SUITES
6511 Centurion Dr.
517-827-7000

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Chinese
Asian HouseCharlie Kangs
1001 E. Grand River127 East Grand River
East LansingLansing
517-332-3950517-332-4696
 
Gourmet VillageP.F. Changs
4790 S. Hagadorn2425 Lake Lansing
East LansingLansing
517-333-6666517-267-3833
 
Family Style
Clara'sMongolian BBQ
637 East Michigan2080 W. Grand River
LansingOkemos
517-372-7120517-347-3045
 
Chili'sMax & Erma's
5055 Marsh2515 Lake Lansing
OkemosLansing
517-347-7188517-316-7477
 
Ruby Tuesday'sYaYa's Chicken
Meridian Mall3011 E. Saginaw
OkemosLansing
517-347-4667517-337-0420
 
Mexican
Panchero'sEl Azteco
125 E. Grand River225 Ann St.
East LansingEast Lansing
517-351-3620517-351-9111
 
Mexico 2 GoCancun Mexican Grill
901 Towbridge1754 Central Park Dr.
East LansingOkemos
517-203-4071517-347-8114
 
Seafood
Hershey'sMitchell's Fish Mkt
2682 E. Grand River2975 Preyde Blvd.
East LansingLansing
517-337-7324517-482-3474
 
Steak
Hershey'sOutback Steakhouse
2682 E. Grand River6727 South Cedar
East LansingLansing
517-337-7324517-321-3100
 
Italian
BravoOlive Garden
2970 Towne Centre5015 Marsh Rd
LansingOkemos
517-485-3779517-349-0330
 
Sport Theme
Buddie'sHarper's
3048 Lake Lansing131 Albert
East LansingEast Lansing
517-333-9212517-333-4040
 
Harrison Road HouseBuffalo Wild Wings
720 Michigan Avenue360 Albert
East LansingEast Lansing
517-337-200517-333-2999
 
CladdaughChamp's
2900 Towne Centre Blvd2800 Preyde Blvd
LansingLansing
517-484-2523517-267-9306
 
DAMON'S - Host Restaurant, guaranteed seating. Please call ahead.
1601 Lake Lansing Rd.
East Lansing
517-337-4680

TRANSPORTATION

Directions

DETROIT METRO AIRPORT: Located approximately 90 miles east of Lansing, this airport services all major airlines. For more information about flying into and out of the Detroit Metro Airport, contact your personal travel agent or agency.

GRAND RAPIDS AIRPORT: Located approximately 60 miles west of Lansing, this airport services most major airlines. For more information about flying into and out of Grand Rapids, contact your personal travel agent or agency.

LANSING CAPITAL CITY: Located approximately 10 miles from Campus, this airport services the following airlines:

Comair - The Delta Connection800-354-9822
Midwest Express800-452-2022
Northwest800-225-2525
United Express800-241-6522

At the Lansing Capital City Airport At Lansing Metro Area
Avis517-323-9132Alamo800-327-9633
Budget517-321-2072Enterprise800-736-8222
Hertz517-321-1445Toyota517-394-6000
National517-321-6777 
Thrifty517-323-9800 

Taxi Services

Country Club Transportation 866-717-2591Spartan Yellow Cab517-482-1444

General Directions to the University from:

The North-Follow 127/27 South to the Trowbridge Exit. Consult Facilities and Directions for where to go from here.

Grand Rapids-Follow 96 East to 127 South and take the Trowbridge Exit. Consult Facilities and Directions for where to go from here.

Chicago-Follow 94 East until 69 North. Follow 69 North to 496 to downtown. Follow through downtown and exit at Trowbridge Road. Consult Facilities and Directions for where to go from here.

The South-Follow 127 North. Take the Trowbridge exit. Consult Facilities and Directions for where to go from here.

The East (Including the Detroit Metro Airport)-Stay on 96 West until you hit I-496/127. Take I-496/127 North and exit at the Trowbridge exit. Consult Facilities and Directions for where to go from here.

Other maps and directions available here

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