Men's Golf Set To Host U.S. Intercollegiate
April 9, 2007
Stanford, Calif. - The second-ranked Stanford men's golf team will host the U.S. Intercollegiate, April 14-15, at the Stanford Golf Course this weekend. The 15-team field will play 36 holes on Saturday and 18 holes on Sunday at the par 70, 6,742 yard course. Tee times will begin at 7 a.m. both days with live scoring available at www.golfstat.com. Admission is free to the public.
Participating schools include Arkansas, Colorado State, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada-Reno, Oregon State, Rice, San Jose State, Stanford, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UNC-Wilmington, Washington, Washington State, Xavier.
UCLA won the rain shortened tournament last year with a two-round total of 578. Stanford's Rob Grube took top individual honors with a 135.
The Cardinal men's golf team is seeking their sixth victory this season. This is the most since the Tiger Woods era.
The Cardinal team is one of the deepest in the country. Three different Stanford golfers have won a tournament this year (Rob Grube, Zack Miller and Joseph Bramlett). Every member of the team has competed in an event this year.
Stanford has recorded five first place finishes, two second place finishes, two fifth place finishes this season.
The Stanford University Golf Course was designed in 1930 by renowned golf course architects William Bell and George C. Thomas, Jr. Located in the foothills above the Stanford University Campus, the golf course is consistently rated one of the finest courses in the world. In 1998, the golf course was rated 91st in the country by Golf Week Magazine and in 1993 was rated 88th in the world by Golf Magazine.
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