Men's Golf Heads West for Husky Invitational

Sept. 26, 2008

What's Happening This Week: The Washington State men's golf team travels to Bremerton, Wash., this week to compete in the Husky Invitational...the tournament will be held at the par-72, 7,111-yard Gold Mountain Golf Club's Olympic Course...the event consists of 54-holes of medal play with team and individual titles at stake...the two-day tournament will begin Monday at 7:30 a.m. from the first and 10th tees with 36 holes of play...the final 18 holes will begin at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday.

The Field: Teams scheduled to compete with WSU include host school Washington (No. 14), California (No. 20), UC Davis (No. 21), Oregon, Oregon State, BYU, Idaho, Pacific, Portland and San Diego State...rankings according to golfweek.com.

Traveling for the Cougars: Five Cougars will be traveling west of the mountains to take a swing at victory in Bremerton...the Cougar contingent include juniors Kevin Tucker, Nick Grigsby and Austin Hurt, sophomore Nick Ellis and freshman Trent Sanders.

Last Time Out: The Cougar men finished in fourth place at the OSU Giustina Memorial Classic Sept. 23...with help from freshman Trent Sanders, the men fired a three-round total of 859 (-5) at the par-72, 7,030-yard Trysting Tree Golf Club...Trent Sanders led WSU with a fourth place finish... Nick Ellis and Nick Grigsby also finished in the top 25.

Last Year at the Husky Invitational: The final round was canceled due to inclement weather...WSU finished in 13th place...Austin Hurt led the team, posting a final score of 152 (+8).

--wsucougars.com--
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