Men's Golf Hosts U.S. Intercollegiate As Prep To Pac-10 Championships
April 18, 2001
Stanford, Calif. - The Stanford men's golf team hosts the U.S. Intercollegiate, Saturday, April 21 through Sunday, April 22 at the Stanford Golf Course (par 71 o 6,786 yards) in Stanford, California. The 18-team field will play 36 holes on Saturday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Sunday will also be an 8 a.m. shotgun start with the team's playing 18 holes. The field is as follows: host-Stanford, California, Oregon State, Washington, UCLA, Arizona State, Arizona, USC, Washington State, Oregon, UC Irvine, Long Beach State, Portland, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Diego, Pacific and San Jose State.
The tournament features eight teams ranked in the top 50 nationally including No. 4 Arizona State and No. 6 USC. Last year California took top honors at the U.S. Collegiate shooting an 855 for the tourney. Individually, Golden Bear Han Lee shot a 207 to lead the field. Stanford finished tied for sixth while the Cardinal top finisher was Eric Dahlberg who tied for ninth.
Stanford is coming off of a 21st place finish last week at the ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational in Tempe, Arizona. Sophomore Jim Seki was the Cardinal's top finisher, placing 41st.
Leading the Cardinal will be senior Jimmy Lee and sophomore Philip Rowe. Lee sports a 73.6 stroke average and has five top 25 finishes this season. Rowe leads the squad with a 72.9 stroke average and has four top 15 finishes in his last five tournaments.
Stanford will host the 2001 Pac-10 Men's Golf Championships next weekend, April 27-29, at the Stanford Golf Course.