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The Rosemount girls golf team celebrates after winning the Section 3AAA tournament and qualifying for state for the first time in 26 years Monday at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids.

Girls golf: Irish golfers qualify for state

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The last time the Rosemount girls qualified a full team for the state golf tournament was in 1988 – two years before current coach Barry Wallin took over the program.


That drought ended Monday when the Irish used a strong back nine to overtake Eastview and Apple Valley and capture the Section 3AAA championship with a total score of 682 at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. Apple Valley finished three strokes back with a 685.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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