The Alabama women’s golf team opens the fall portion of its 2018-19 schedule at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate, Sept. 16-18, at the Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, Minn. for the second consecutive season. The Crimson Tide won last year’s tournament with a 28-under par performance (284-275-277/836).

The Crimson Tide will start at 8:35 a.m. on Monday and will face a field that includes 11 nationally ranked teams according to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Preseason Rankings, including Southern California (No. 1), Duke (No. 2), Texas (No. 3), UCLA (No. 6), Wake Forest (No. 9) Arizona State (No. 10), Arizona (No. 12), South Carolina (No. 14), Arkansas (No. 18), Virginia (No. 22) and Alabama (No. 24). Minnesota rounds out the 12-team field.

Teams will play 18 holes each on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on the par-72, 6,410-yard course.