Men's Golf Opens Fall Season in Arizona
The Ducks open the 2021-22 fall season at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Scottsdale, Ariz. The tournament runs Friday through Sunday at Mirabel Golf Club.
MAUI JIM INTERCOLLEGIATE
Scottsdale, Ariz. / Mirabel GC / Georgia State
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
1. Yuki Moriyama, So. 2021 Pac-12 All-Newcomer Team
2. Tom Gueant, Sr. 2021 Second Team All-Pac-12
3. Eric Doyle, Fr. 2021 No. 3 HS player in California
4. Craig Ronne, Sr. 77 birdies in 2021
5. Owen Avrit, Jr. 2021 Pac-12 All-Newcomer H.M.
Ind. Nate Stember, Jr. 100 birdies in 2021
Alabama, #22 Arizona, #20 Auburn, Augusta, California, #11 Clemson, Colorado State, Georgia State, #17 Georgia Tech, Louisville, New Mexico, Oregon, San Diego State, Utah, Washington
• Oregon returns six of its top seven golfers from last season's NCAA Regional qualifying team. That includes Tom Gueant (71.45 scoring average), Yuki Moriyama (72.16), Nate Stember (73.00), Owen Avrit (73.32), Craig Ronne (73.88) and Greg Solhaug (74.63).
• Freshmen Eric Doyle from San Diego, Calif., and Jose Islas from Pachuca, Mexico, signed with the Ducks last year. Doyle was the third-ranked player in the Class of 2021 in California by Junior Golf Scoreboard. Islas, the No. 8 junior player in Mexico in the class of 2021 AJGA rankings, headed to Eugene following a brilliant run at the U.S Amateur where he advanced to the round of 16.
• The summer season saw Oregon golfers claim a couple of amateur titles in the state of Oregon. Nate Stember won the 2021 Oregon Amateur at Bandon Dunes and was the Oregon Stroke Play runner-up to teammate Craig Ronne. Ronne won the 2021 Oregon Stroke Play championship at Emerald Valley and lost to Stember in the quarterfinals of the Oregon Amateur. Yuki Moriyama joined incoming freshman Jose Islas at the U.S. Amateur at Oakmont.
• Former PGA Tour pro and 2000 U.S. Amateur champion Jeff Quinney was named the as the team's assistant coach in August. The Eugene native held his PGA Tour Card for five seasons from 2007-11 and finished his career with nearly $6 million in career earnings.