Juno Beach, Florida – The University of North Carolina men’s team and Stanford University women’s team captured the 2022 Jackson T. Stephens Cup team titles. North Carolina defeated Florida State 3-2 to take home the men’s team championship while the women’s team championship match was captured by Stanford beating Wake Forest 4-1.
Rose Zhang of Stanford clinched the winning point for the top-ranked Cardinal on the sixteenth hole winning the match 3&2. Ryan Burnett of North Carolina made birdie on the fifteenth hole to close out the match 5&3 and win the Jackson T. Stephens Cup for the tenth ranked Tar Heels.
“I want to congratulate Stanford University and the University of North Carolina for winning the 2022 Jackson T. Stephens Cup team championships, as well as David Ford and Rachel Kuehn for winning the individual stroke-play competitions,” stated Warren Stephens, Chairman of the Jackson T. Stephens Cup. “I want to thank the athletes, coaches and universities for competing in the Jackson T. Stephens Cup, our sponsors, volunteers and Seminole Golf Club for being a tremendous host.”
North Carolina’s David Ford fired a final round two-under-par 70 to win the men’s individual stroke-play title with a tournament total of 16-under-par 200.
Rachel Kuehn of Wake Forest carded a final round two-under-par 70 for a tournament total of ten- under-par 206 and the women’s individual stroke-play title.
Ford had it going from start to finish, following up his first round four-under-par 68 with a bogey-free ten-under-par 62, which included 8 straight birdies.
Kuehn led wire-to-wire and held off a late final-round charge from LSU’s Carla Tejedo Mulet to take home the individual women’s crown.
“It has been a pleasure to host the Jackson T. Stephens Cup at Seminole Golf Club. We are honored to be a part of the legacy of Jack Stephens and the opportunity to help make the Jackson T. Stephens Cup one of the most prestigious events in collegiate golf,” said Jimmy Dunne, President, Seminole Golf Club.
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The 2023 Jackson T. Stephens Cup will be held at Trinity Forest Golf Club, October 9 – 11.