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Girls Golf

About Girls Golf

The Ames girls golf team has had a tremendous amount of success under the direction of RJ Voss. A trio of seniors looks to lead the 2022 squad: Bryce Bearson, Ellie Nusbaum, and Ainsley Jurgens all saw regular appearances on the Little Cyclone varsity card a year ago.

Points of Pride


Team State Championships

Historically, Ames has won three team state championships in girls golf. The first title came in 1989 and was followed by a pair of team crowns in 2009 and 2010. Those two most championship teams were led by recent Ames High Hall of Fame inductee Katie Purcell.

Hall of Fame

Ames High Inductee

Katie Purcell won individual titles in 2009 and 2010, including an all-time state top 30 two-round mark in 2010 with a score of 150.

13th Place

2021 State Meet

In the 2021 campaign, Megan Riesselman qualified individually for the IGHSAU State Meet. Riesselman recorded a two-round total of 153 to place 13th in the state.


Conference Medal

Megan Riesselman claimed a conference medalist performance. Riesselman moved on to play for Grand View University while teammate Taylor Balsley went to play for DMACC.

Contact the Coach

RJ Voss

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