Men's Golf Travels To BYU This Weekend To Compete In PING Cougar Classic
April 23, 2009
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's men's golf team will continue its spring schedule this weekend as it travels to Provo, Utah to compete in the PING Cougar Classic on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25. The two-day tournament, hosted by BYU, will be held at the Riverside Country Club in Provo.
The 54-hole tournament will begin at 8 a.m. Friday with two rounds, while the final 18 holes will be played on Saturday. The Riverside Country Club is a par-72 course with a total yardage of 6,902.
The 15-team field includes Air Force, Boise State, BYU, BYU-Hawaii, Colorado State, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico State, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, Utah, Utah State, Utah Valley, Weber State and Wyoming.
Competing for the Aggies will be seniors Devin Daniels, Toph Peterson and Tyler Labrum, junior Thad Truman, and sophomore Tyson McFarland. McFarland has been USU's top finisher in each of the last two tournaments and has a scoring average of 75.67 in nine rounds this year.
In its last tournament, Utah State finished in seventh-place at the Cal Poly Intercollegiate (299-303-302), as McFarland tied for 16th individually with a seven-over 223 (75-73-75).
At last year's PING Cougar Classic, Utah State finished in 13th-place (297-293-299), while Peterson led USU with a one-over 217 (73-73-71) to finish tied for 22nd.