Fall Play Begins at Gold Mountain for WSU Men's Golf
BREMERTON, Wash. – The Washington State men's golf team is slated to open the 2022-23 season over on the west side of the Evergreen State, as the Cougars will play in the 2022 Husky Invitational, Sept. 19-20. It will be the second-straight year that WSU will begin the year at the Gold Mountain Golf Club.
The Course and Format
The 2022 Husky Invitational will feature both a team tournament and an individual tournament. The team tournament will be played on the Olympic Course at the Gold Mountain Golf Club, which is a 7,153-yard, par-72 course. The individual tournament will take place on the Cascade Course which plays as a par-72 and has a yardage of 6,772 yards. Tee times for each day is set for 8 a.m. PT.
Husky Invitational Team Tournament: 1) Preston Bebich 2) Pono Yanagi 3) Peter Jung 4) Sam Renner 5) Jaden Cantafio
Husky Invitational Individual Tournament: 1) Daniel Kim 2) Drayton Joseph 3) Franklin Lydra 4) Tianyu Wu 5) Nate Plaster
Along with Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Southern California, Utah, and Washington will represent the Pac-12 Conference at the 2022 Husky Invitational. Additionally, Boise State, Colgate, Duke, Long Beach State, San Jose State, Saint Mary's, Seattle U., and UC Davis will also be participating in the tournament.
Fans can follow all the action at the 2022 Husky Invitational at GolfStat.com.
WSU Men's Golf Head Coach Dustin White on the Season-Opening Tournament
"I think we are ready for the season. We have been practicing for a few weeks now and had five rounds of qualifying over the last seven days. I think we've been preparing the best we can. The practices have been good. We've seen a lot of progress and I feel like this group has a lot of good energy and they are bringing it every day. We're excited to hit the road and see what's in store for us."
Click the link here to watch all of Coach White's press conference ahead of the Husky Invitational.
Last Time at the Husky Invitational
Washington State also opened the 2021-22 season at the Husky Invitational. The Cougars finished tied for ninth in the 16-team field after carding 873 (+9). Preston Bebich is WSU's top returner from last season's Husky Invitational, as he finished tied for 26th after carding even par; 216.
The junior Pono Yanagi played in the individual tournament at the Husky Invitational last season and finished tied for eighth overall after shooting 5-under 211 on the Cascade Course at Gold Mountain Golf Club.
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