Beavers Make Short Trip To Eugene For Duck Invitational
March 20, 2003
CORVALLIS, Ore. - -
TEEING OFF: The Oregon State men's golf team will be in Eugene for the Oregon Duck Invitational Monday and Tuesday, Mar. 24-25. Teams play 54 holes, with 36 Monday and 18 Tuesday. An 8 a.m. shotgun begins each day. Teams consist of five golfers, with the low four scores counting toward the team total in each round.
THE COURSE: The par-72, 6,854-yard Eugene Country Club, which is rated among Golf Digest's top 100 courses, hosts the Duck. The front nine carries a par of 35 and the back 37.
THE FIELD: Here's a look at this week's field, with Golfweek rankings in parentheses: Arizona (7), Oregon (56), Oregon State (52), Stanford (80), UCLA (10), Washington (26), Washington State (94), San Diego State (35), Pepperdine (21), Northwestern (17), Nevada (81), San Jose State (93), Hawaii-Hilo (NR), Michigan State (48), Vanderbilt (23), and UC-Davis (NR). Among the individuals competing will be U.S. Amateur champion Ricky Barnes of Arizona.