Cougar Men's Golf Tees Up For Husky Invitational

Sept. 28, 2001

PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State Cougar men's golf team continues its Northwest fall tour at the Husky Invitational Oct. 1-2 at the Gold Mountain Golf Complex in Bremerton, Wash.

After a second place finish at the 15-team Northwest Collegiate Classic field in Corvallis, Ore., Sept. 11, the Cougars prevailed by one stroke over the University of Washington at the 19-team field Vandal Fall Classic field in Moscow, Idaho, Sept. 24.

The Cougars will be part of a 10-team field that will compete on the par-72, 7,035-yard Olympic Course. Along with the Cougars and the Huskies, the field includes Oregon, Oregon State, California, Stanford, Nevada, Colorado, Pepperdine and Georgia Southern.

Competitors will play 36 holes, Monday and 18 holes, Tuesday. Tee times start at 7:30 a.m. both days. The tournament features six-man teams with the best five scores going toward the team scoring.

At the Vandal Fall Classic, WSU was led by the consistent efforts from its quintet of players - Dustin White, Jon Reehoorn, Jeremy Taylor, Ryan Camp and Isaac Woods - as no one in the group shot a final round score higher than 72.

All five finished in the top 18 of the Vandal Classic led by the second place finish of White, who registered rounds of 67-70-68 for an eight-under par total of 205. Through six rounds of competition this fall season, White, a junior from Pueblo West, Colo., leads the team with a scoring average of 69.3 stokes per round.

Reehoorn posted a sixth place finish at Moscow with a score of three-under par. The senior from Burlington, Wash., carries a 70.7 scoring average through six rounds this fall season while Taylor, a senior from West Richland, Wash., has a six-round scoring average of 71.

Gold Mountain was ranked among Golf Magazine's Top 100 'Courses You Can Play' in both 1998 and 1999. Golf Digest ranked the Olympic Course the third best in Washington.

The WSU women's golf team takes the week off before traveling to Corvallis, Ore., for the Oregon State hosted Northwest Classic, Oct 8-10.

Husky Invitational

First-Round Pairings
1st Hole
7:30 a.m. Stanford and California
8:18 a.m. Georgia Southern and Washington
9:06 a.m. Pepperdine and Oregon

10th Hole
7:54 a.m. Colorado and Nevada
8:42 a.m. Washington State and Oregon State
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