Huskies To Battle Top Field At Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship
March 8, 2007
SEATTLE -- The 31st-ranked Washington men's golf team will travel to Las Vegas this weekend to compete in the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, hosted by UNLV, March 9-11. The Huskies will battle many of the top teams in the country, with three of the top four nationally ranked squads highlighting the 15-team field.
For good measure, all 15 teams are tabbed in the latest GolfWeek Top-50 rankings including No. 2 Florida, No. 3 Georgia, No. 4 Oklahoma State, No. 7 Clemson, No. 8 UNLV, No. 13 UCLA, No. 16 Texas A&M, No. 17 Georgia Tech, No. 19 Wake Forest, No. 21 Arizona State, No. 23 Texas, No. 26 Minnesota, No. 29 Arizona, No. 31 Washington and No. 41 Kentucky.
The three-day, 54-hole tournament will be played on the par-72, 7,510-yard Southern Highlands Golf Course. Play will begin each day at 8 a.m. PST.
Host UNLV won last year's tournament title, while UNLV individual Matt Kinsinger took home medalist honors last season, shooting 2-under 214.
Live scoring for the event will be available at golfstat.com.