LANSING, Mich.— The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA), Olivet College and Forest Akers Golf Course at Michigan State University are pleased to announce that starting May 11th Greater Lansing will be the focal point of the Women’s college golf world as it hosts the Division III NCAA National Championships. 

The event will bring 25 schools with 131 student athletes from across the country, to battle it out on the links, May 11-14 at East Lansing’s Forest Akers West. 

“Olivet College is excited to see the top NCAA Division III women’s golfers from across the nation coming to Lansing for the championships,” said Ryan Shockey, Athletic Director at Olivet College. “We are also excited to be working with the Greater Lansing Sports Authority to put on a first-class championship experience for the competitors and everyone attending the event. This championship is a prime example of the great things we can accomplish together.”

Bryan Harris, GM at Forest Akers shares, “Forest Akers couldn’t be prouder to be the host course for the NCAA DIII Women’s National Championships. The course is in great shape and we can’t wait to host some of the best golfers in Women’s DIII collegiate sports to East Lansing.” 

“It’s an honor to have been selected as the host for this national event,” said Meghan Ziehmer, Associate Executive Director for the Greater Lansing Sports Authority. “The success in securing high-profile NCAA golf events speaks to the strength of the partnerships with our local collegiate partners and golf courses.”

Any media requesting credentials will need to submit their request in advance of the event at the following link:

The GLSA is available for on-air interviews. Please contact Meghan Ziehmer at (734) 417-8967.

For more information about the GLSA visit

Meghan Ziehmer, CSEE, CTA        
Associate Executive Director, Greater Lansing Sports Authority          
(734) 417-8967  |


The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA) is a division of the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau. The GLSA’s mission is to be the leading voice of sports tourism in the Greater Lansing area and to promote economic growth by attracting a diverse range of sporting events to the region. The GLSA strives to enhance the quality of life for area residents through the development of local sports and fitness programs for all ages, and to support the continued development and maintenance of safe, high-quality athletic facilities.