Huskies Earn No. 2 Seed At Collegiate Match Play Championships

March 17, 2010

NORMAN, Okla. - The Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship bracket has been released by the GCAA and Washington is the number two overall seed. The Huskies will face No. 15 seed New Mexico in Match 8.

Stan¬ford will be the top seed in the event, which will be held March 21-23 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz.

The tournament seeds following Stanford and Washington are as follows: No. 3 Texas A&M, No. 4 Arizona State, No. 5 UCLA, No. 6 UNLV, No. 7 Texas Tech, No. 8 Southern California, No. 9 TCU, No. 10 San Diego, No. 11 Middle Tennessee, No. 12 Colorado State, No. 13 Iowa, No. 14 Arizona, No. 15 New Mexico and No. 16 Indiana.

The Washington-New Mexico winner will advance to face Texas Tech and San Diego.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain a desert golf layout, which opened in January 2009, features elevation changes from 2,300 to 3,000 feet, and distinct character that blends naturally among majestic saguaros that stand along the surrounding Tortolita Mountain Range. Jack Nicklaus' first in the Tucson area in 25 years, the 27-hole Dove Mountain facility offers three distinct nines - the Saguaro, Tortolita and Wild Burro. Each is not only a true test of golf for the best players in the game, but also one that is challenging, yet enjoyable, for resort guests. The Callaway Colle¬giate Match Play is to be contested on the Saguaro and Tortolita nines, just as is the Accenture Match Play Champion¬ship. They form a par 72 that measure 7,833 yards.

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