Sept. 28, 2006
(Corvallis, OR) - The USD golf team, coming off a 3rd place finish at the Del Walker Intercollegiate, will participate on Monday and Tuesday in the 2006 Northwest Collegiate Classic in Corvallis, Oregon. The three-round tournament will take place at the Trysting Tree Golf Club (par 72; 7,000 yards). Monday's format will be 36 holes with a shotgun start beginning at 8:45 am. Tuesday's final round will be 18 holes with tee times going off at #1 and #10 beginning at 7:45 am.
Participating teams include Oregon State, College of Charleston, Long Beach State, Oregon, Portland, St. Mary's, San Diego, San Francisco, UC Irvine and Washington State. Washington will be sending individuals to compete. Last year Oregon State won its second consecutive Northwest Collegiate Classic title in September 2005 with an 850. UC Irvine took second place at 856 and Washington State and Texas-Arlington tied for third at 859. OSU's Vincent Johnson won the event with a school and tournament-record 14-under 202. USD placed 9th out of 15 teams with a total score of 878 (292-290-296).