Almost Ten Percent Of PGA Canadian Open Field Are Sun Devils
July 24, 2008
As the PGA's Canadian Opens begins today, there are nine Sun Devils teeing off in the 93-man field, including seven who played under current ASU head coach Randy Lein, who will enter his 17th season at ASU in 2008-2009.
The list includes 2003 NCAA champion and four-time All-American Alejandro Canizares (2003-2006), 1993 NCAA champion and four-time All-American Todd Demsey (1992-1995), two-time All-American Dan Forsman (1980-81), two-time All-American Matt Jones (2000-01), four-time All-American Billy Mayfair (1985-88), Jin Park (who played on three straight Pac-10 championship teams from 1998-2000 and earned Pac-10 honorable mention honors in 2001), Pat Perez (a key member of the 1996 NCAA Championship team), 2000 U.S. Amateur champion and three-time All-American Jeff Quinney and 2001 Public Links champion Chez Reavie (also a three-time All-American).
All but Forsman and Mayfair played under Randy Lein.