Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Coach Booth Wants McGuire Win.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

UNM Last Won Its Tournament in '86

As far as University of New Mexico women's golf coach Jackie Booth is concerned, the Lobos have gone far too long without winning the Comcast Dick McGuire Invitational.

In UNM's only home tournament of the season, New Mexico hasn't been atop the leader board since 1986 its only victory.

What's more, the Lobos have had just two individual winners: Tracy May in 1994, and Kristi Albers in 1984.

"We feel this is our own backyard," Booth said. "We've talked about how long it's been since UNM has won. It's time to change that."

It certainly won't be an easy task as a top-flight field of 17 teams joins New Mexico for the tournament, which begins today at the UNM Championship Course. …

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