Men’s Golf Set for Bill Cullum Invitational
THIS WEEK: The Washington State University men’s golf team travels to Simi Valley, Calif. for the Bill Cullum Invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club Oct. 20-21.
THE COURSE: Participants will play 54 holes at the par-72, 6,819-yard Wood Ranch Golf Club…teams will play 36 Monday with a shotgun start beginning at 7:45 a.m…tournament concludes Tuesday with the final round…teams will tee off holes 1 and 10 beginning at 7 a.m.
THE FIELD: Joining host school Cal State Northridge in the 21-team field will be Arizona State, Cal Poly, Cal State Fullerton, Fresno State, Hawaii, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, Sacramento State, San Diego, Santa Clara, Southern Utah, St. John’s, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Santa Barbara, USC, Utah State, Washington State, and Weber State.
REPRESENTING WASHINGTON STATE: Competing for the Cougar men will be senior Michael Anderson, freshman Derek Bayley, redshirt-senior Sang Lee, senior Charlie Mroz, and junior Evan Omelia.
COACH CLEGG SAYS: “It’ll be great to get right back in to another tournament. We didn’t have a great tournament last week, and we’re hoping to bounce back this week. We’re looking for consistency and hopefully with a more experienced group traveling this weekend we can put together a strong performance. We’re looking forward to having a great tournament.”
LAST TIME AT THE BILL CULLUM: The Cougars concluded their fall 2012 season with a third-place finish at the Bill Cullum Invitational, Oct. 22-23, 2012…WSU shot 2-over par (866) in the three-round tournament…redshirt-sophomore Sang Lee led the Cougars, finishing fourth in the tournament (-4, 212)…senior Hank Frame tied for fifth place (-3, 213), while sophomore Michael Anderson tied for 19th (+4, 220)…redshirt-sophomore Alex Wagner (+6, 222) tied for 29th.
COACHING STAFF: Washington State is led by Head Coach Garrett Clegg in his fourth season as the mentor for the Cougars…a native of Bountiful, Utah, Clegg was an assistant coach at Washington for four seasons prior to his arrival at WSU…the Cougars are assisted by WSU alumnus Dustin White in his second season…White competed for the Cougars from 1999-2003.
RESULTS: Live results will be available during tournament play at golfstat.com. Tournament results will be posted at wsucougars.com at the end of each day of competition.