Men's Golf Opens 2008 Season At PING-Arizona Intercollegiate
Jan. 27, 2008
SEATTLE - The Washington men's golf team will open its 2008 spring campaign competing at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate, Monday, Jan. 28 and Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Tucson, Ariz.
The tournament will take place at the par-71, 6,900 yard Arizona National Golf Club. Monday's action will feature 36 holes of play, with the final 18 holes to be played Tuesday. Each round will be a shotgun start beginning at 7 a.m. PT both days.
Joining Washington in the 16-team field will be BYU, California, UC Irvine, East Tennessee State, Georgia Southern, Long Beach State, Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA, UNLV and host Arizona.
Arizona's Brian Prouty won the 2007 PING-Arizona Intercollegiate crown, while UNLV is the defending team champion.
Live scoring for the event will be available at golfstat.com.
The Huskies are coming off a strong fall performance that saw them tally team runner-up finishes in two of the four tournaments. Washington is led by senior Zach Bixler who recorded a 72.10 scoring average during the fall season.
The Huskies return five players from their 2006-07 squad that advanced as far as the NCAA West Regional.
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