Men's Golf To Make Spring Debut At Hawaii-Hilo Invitational
Feb. 6, 2007
SEATTLE -- The Washington men's golf team will make its 2007 debut this week at the 17th Annual Hawaii-Hilo Invitational to be held Feb. 7-9 at the par-71, 6,120 yard Waikoloa Village Club Course.
Tee times for the event begin at 7:30 a.m. each day. The field will consist of 18 teams - including 10 ranked in the latest Golfweek Top-50 - headlined by 20th-ranked Georgia Tech, which will be going for its third consecutive UH-Hilo team championship.
Joining No. 37 Washington and Georgia Tech in the 18-team field will be No. 2 Stanford, No. 3 Oklahoma State, No. 8 USC, No. 25 Arizona State, No. 30 Texas Tech, No. 34 TCU, No. 39 Kansas, No. 49 Colorado, Oregon, UC Davis, Hawaii-Hilo, Hawaii-Manoa, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Santa Clara and University of Pacific.
The 2007 Huskies feature top returners Alex Prugh, Erik Olson and Zach Bixler. Last year, Washington finished seventh at the UH-Hilo Invitational, led by Prugh who shot a 2-under 69 in the final round to place 11th overall (68-73-69-210). Olson, the only other current Husky to play in last year's tournament, carded a final round score of 75 to finish 55th with a three-round total of 221 (72-74-75).