CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Patriot League Council of Presidents has approved women's golf as the conference's 24th championship sport beginning with the 2012-2013 school year. The league's first women's golf championship will be held in the spring of 2013. The College of the Holy Cross, Bucknell University and Lehigh University are Patriot League members who currently field varsity women's golf programs.
The Holy Cross women's golf squad began competing as a varsity team in 2000. The Crusaders have played as an associate member of the Big South Conference since 2003.