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Men's Golf Heads to South Bend for the Fighting Irish Classic

Oct 1, 2021

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Washington State men's golf team continues the fall portion of its schedule this Monday, Oct. 4, as the Cougars head to South Bend, Indiana to participate in the 2021 Fighting Irish Classic, hosted by Notre Dame.

The Course: The 2021 Fighting Irish Classic will take place Oct. 4-5 at the Warren Golf Course, a 7,023-yard, par-70 course.

Tee Times: The first two rounds will take place Monday, while the third round will be played this Tuesday, Oct. 5. Teams will tee off in the first round between 6-8 a.m. PT Monday and will be immediately followed by the second round. Tee times for the third round will be determined based off results from the first two rounds.

The Lineup: Senior Max Sekulic will man the No. 1 spot in the Cougar lineup at the Fighting Irish Classic. Junior Pono Yanagi will be in the No. 2-slot, while sophomore Jaden Cantafio is in the No. 3 spot. Redshirt sophomore Tianyu Wu (No. 4) and freshman Peter Jung (No. 5) round out the WSU lineup.

The Field: The 2021 Fighting Irish Classic will feature a 14-team field. Colorado, Oregon State, Utah, Washington, Georgia Southern, Iowa, Iowa State, Kent State, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Notre Dame, Boston College and Rutgers will be competing against the Cougars in South Bend.

Live Results: Fans can follow all the action at the 2021 Fighting Irish Classic via

Coach Dustin White's on the Fighting Irish Classic: "We've done some qualifying and have been focused on controlling what we can and managing our way around the golf course better. We made a good amount of birdies in week one, but gave some away with simple mistakes. The guys are ready to get back into a tournament and make it happen. Going to Notre Dame will be a good test of golf, but fun at the same time to see a new golf course and what South Bend is all about."

Last Time Out: The Washington State men's golf team finished the Husky Invitational in a tie for ninth place on the team leaderboard, as the Cougars shot an 873 (+9) through three rounds at the Gold Mountain Golf Club. Redshirt senior Max Sekulic led the way for the Cougars in their first tournament of the season, as he finished in a tie for 15th on the player leaderboard after carding three-under par; 213.

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