The 2019 Wisconsin-Minnesota Cup Matches did not go quite as Rachel Kauflin, Mallory Swartz, Jo Baranczyk or Elise Hoven had hoped.
After going winless in seven matches at The Classic at Madden's in Brainerd, Minn., the quartet of top Wisconsin girls golfers will be seeking redemption July 16-17 when the 23rd annual matches come to SentryWorld in Stevens Point. Team Minnesota won last year's matches 21-15 on its home fairways.
Kauflin, a Central Michigan recruit from Wauwatosa; Swartz, a Bowling Green recruit from Franklin; Baranczyk, a North Dakota State commit from Green Bay; and Hoven, an NDSU commit from Grafton, were among the 12 girls named to the 2020 team by the Wisconsin PGA.
University of Illinois-bound Piercen Hunt of Hartland and University of Wisconsin recruits Cameron Huss of Kenosha and Jacob Beckman of Middleton were among the 12 boys named to the team.
Players are selected off the previous year's WPGA Junior player-of-the-year points list. Day 1 competition features six girls matches and six boys matches in four-ball (bestball) competition while Day 2 features singles matches.
Wisconsin leads the overall series 12-10-1. Minnesota has won the last four years of the competition.
The Wisconsin-Minnesota Cup Matches had been scheduled for July 1-2 but were pushed to July 16-17 as SentryWorld delayed its 2020 opening due to the coronavirus pandemic.