Oct. 15, 2008
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By Jeff Black
Athletic Media Relations
Next on the Tee
The Colorado State men’s golf team, ranked 27th in the nation by the latest Golfweek rankings, will look to repeat last year’s performance at the Del Walker Intercollegiate Thursday and Friday. Last year CSU took first at the tournament held in Long Beach, Calif., by finishing 11-under-par. Coming into the same course, the 6,505-yard, par-71 Virginia Country Club, the Rams will look to continue their winning fashion they’ve displayed so far this fall. Among the competition will be 14 teams: Long Beach State, Arizona “B”, CSU, CS-Northridge, Houston, UC-Irvine, Loyola Marymount, North Texas, Pacific, San Jose State, UC-Riverside, UC-Santa Barbara, UT-San Antonio and Weber State. The Ram golfers set to compete are Zen Brown, Bryce Hanstad, Dustin Morris, Riley Arp and Zahkai Brown.
After two days off, the Rams will compete in the Sycuan Collegiate Invitational Monday and Tuesday to close the fall season. The tournament is held at Willow Glen Golf Course of the Sycuan Resort, a 6,687-yard, par-72 course, in El Cajon, Calif., and is hosted by San Diego State University. Competeing in the invitational are 20 schools: San Diego State, UC Riverside, Yale, Fresno State, Arizona State, San Diego, Colorado State, Air Force, Army, George Mason, Wyoming, UTEP, UC Santa Barbara, Loyola Marymount, Idaho, Wichita State, San Jose State, Denver, Hawaii, Arkansas State, Washington State.
- The Rams will try to defend their team title from last year’s Del Walker Intercollegiate, one of three tournament wins for the Rams in 2007-08.
- Dustin Morris has shot only two rounds above par so far this season and has the fourth-lowest stroke average in the Mountain West Conference.
- The Rams have won two team titles already this season. The school record is five, set in the 2003-04 season. There are at least 10 tournaments remaining in the season.
- Freshman Zahkai Brown has two top 10 apprearances in his only two collegiate tournaments.