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A Lion to Face Tiger

Jan. 22, 2007

Los Angeles, CA (Jan. 22) - Loyola Marymout alum and golfer Scott Heyn qualified for the 2007 Buick Invitational to be held at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., Jan 22-28, 2007. Heyn, a 1997 graduate, will be one 153 PGA individuals playing in the annual tournament, including seven-time PGA champ Tiger Woods.

Heyn qualified for the 2007 Buick Open by placing second in the Buick Qualifying for Southern California PGA members at the Bear Creek Golf Clbu in Murrieta on Jan. 8. He placed second with a one-over 73, joining qualifing winner David Podas, who posted a one-under 71.

Heyn played for the Lions' golf team from 1995-97 and had an impressive career. He was the first LMU player to earn all-conference honors in the West Coast Conference. He finished his senior season with a fourth place finish in the WCC Championships.

In his career at LMU, Heyn led the Lions for low score in six tournaments, including his best three-round finish of 217 at the Santa Clara Invitational on Nov. 19, 1996. He finished in fifth place out of 44 golfers with a score of one-over par.

To follow Heyn at the Nissan Open, go to the PGA website.