UCLA Opens Season at Blessings Collegiate Invitational
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The UCLA men's golf team will open its 2021-22 season at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational next week at the Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark. Television coverage for each round of the Blessings Collegiate Invitational begins at 1:30 p.m. PT on the Golf Channel.
Live scoring updates will be available at this link. The Bruins will tee off at 7:30 a.m. PT.
The 54-hole stroke play event begins Monday, Oct. 4, runs through Wednesday, Oct. 6, and will play host to 10 schools coming from Power 5 conferences. Each school will bring its women's and men's golf teams. Joining the Bruins in the 10-school field includes the men's and women's teams from Arizona, Arkansas, Houston, Illinois, Louisville, North Carolina, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Texas Tech.
The starting fivesome for the Bruins is graduate Devon Bling, senior Bryan Teoh, graduate Eddy Lai, freshman Pablo Ereño Perez and sophomore Alvaro Muller Baumgart Lucena.
Last season, the Bruins picked up a tournament title at the Lamkin San Diego Classic in Chula Vista, California. Devon Bling garnered his third tournament victory at the event where he opened with rounds of 4-under 68 and 3-under 69, finishing at 4-under 212. Bryan Teoh and Eddy Lai rounded out UCLA's top three finishers, both posting scores of +3, 219. Bling had one other Top 3 finish at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate after posting a pair of scores in the 60s to finish the tournament at -7, 209.