Beavers Start Season At Tucker Intercollegiate
Sept. 13, 2002
CORVALLIS, Ore. - -
TEEING OFF: Oregon State visits Albuquerque, N.M. for the 48th annual William Tucker Intercollegiate, Sept. 13-14, hosted by the University of New Mexico. The tournament features 36 holes on Friday and 18 Saturday, with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start each day.
THE COURSE: The UNM Championship Course, site of last year's NCAA West Regional Championships, hosts the Tucker. The course plays to a par of 72, and measures a very long 7,248 yards.
THE FIELD: A total of 18 teams compete this weekend, four of which are ranked in the Golf World preseason top-25 (ranking in parentheses): Air Force, Arizona (4), Brigham Young, Colorado, Colorado State, New Mexico, New Mexico JV, New Mexico State, Oklahoma (21), Oregon State , Pepperdine (25), San Diego State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UNLV (16), Utah, Wyoming and UTEP.