The Pepperdine women's golf team secured the top spot as the best mid-major team in the nation on the latest Scoreboard by Clippd national rankings, affirming its dominance in college women's golf. Under the guidance of Head Coach Laurie Gibbs, the team's success has been attributed to the hard work and dedication of the players, coupled with unwavering support from various stakeholders. With 10 top rankings since 1999-2000, including the recent 2023-24 season, the Waves have consistently excelled in the mid-major category, outperforming their closest competitors multiple times.

By the Numbers
  • Pepperdine finished 19th at the NCAA Division I Championship finals site this season.
  • The team won four tournaments during the 2023-24 campaign, achieving this feat for the second consecutive season.
  • Over the past 25 years, Pepperdine has had 19 players earn 34 All-American accolades.
  • Fourteen players have received WGCA All-American Scholar honors 28 times.
State of Play
  • Pepperdine ranked #22 nationally at the end of the year, with San Jose State, SMU, and Tulsa securing positions at #24, #26, and #41, respectively.
  • Four mid-major teams, including Pepperdine, made it to the NCAA Division I Championship finals site, showcasing their competitive prowess.
Bottom Line

The Pepperdine women's golf team's consistent success and top ranking in the mid-major category underscore its dedication, talent, and strong support system. With a history of achievements and a bright future ahead, the team's legacy of excellence reflects its commitment to golfing prowess and overall student-athlete development.