Men's Golf Travels South For USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational
Feb. 20, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. - The seventh-ranked Stanford men's golf team continues competition on Monday, Feb. 23 at the USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational. The tournament, held at North Ranch C.C. in Westlake Village, Calif., is a two-day, three-round event. Par for the course is 71, and yardage is 6, 869.
First-round play begins Monday morning at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. The second round will be played immediately after the first round is completed, and will also being with a shotgun start.
Tuesday's third and final round will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a traditional start off the first and 10th tees.
Dodge Kemmer, Jordan Cox, No. 33 Steve Ziegler, David Chung, and Sihwan Kim will be competing for the Cardinal, along with Daniel Lim and Graham Brockington, who will be competing as individuals. Stanford will be competing against a field of 13 other teams, four of which are ranked in the top-30. The field includes: No. 1 USC, No. 82 BYU, No. 28 California, No. 97 Fresno State, No. 122 LMU, No. 101 Pacific, No. 67 Oregon, No. 73 Oregon State, No. 39 Pepperdine, No. 35 San Diego State., No. 57 UC Irvine, No. 20 UCLA, and No. 6 Washington.
At last year's USC/Ashworth Invitational, both Kemmer and Kim tied for third place individually; scoring a seven-over-par 220. Collectively, the Cardinal took third place at plus-38 (890), five strokes behind the hosting Trojans, who captured the tournament crown, and just one stroke behind second-place Tennessee.