April 28, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's men's golf team will travel to Las Vegas, Nev., this week to compete in the 2013 Club Glove Western Athletic Conference Championship set to begin on Monday, April 29.
Teams will play a total of 54 holes during the three-day tournament with the first round scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. (PT) Monday. The tournament will be played at the Rio Secco Golf Club, which is a par-72 course measuring 7,332 yards.
Utah State is one of 10 teams competing for the WAC Championship and the winner will secure a spot in one of three NCAA Regional Championships. USU finished eighth at last year's championship held at the Rio Secco Golf Club, while San Jose State finished first.
Competing for the Aggies will be seniors Brendan Dennis (Roosevelt, Utah) and Kris Sayer (Idaho Falls, Idaho), junior Tanner Higham (Shelley, Idaho), and freshmen Seokwon Jeon (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Reed Platke (Whitefish, Mont.).
Utah State, who is paired with Seattle, will be the last two teams to tee off beginning at 9:40 a.m. (PT).
Utah State has participated in five tournaments thus far this spring as it finished tied for sixth at the Southern Utah hosted Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational, while also placing sixth at the Cal State Fullerton hosted Folino Invitational, eighth at the Cal Poly hosted Match Play Championships and 22nd at the Wyoming hosted Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale, Ariz. In its last competition, USU finished seventh at the BYU hosted PING Cougar Classic.
Higham currently leads Utah State with a stroke average of 73.40 in 25 rounds, followed by Jeon (74.68), Platke (75.32), Dennis (76.82) and Sayer (76.95).
Of Utah State's five golfers scheduled to compete at this year's WAC Championships, Higham is the only Aggie who played at last year's event as he finished tied for eighth with a 5-over 221 (68-77-76). Higham also competed in the 2010 WAC Championships as a freshman and finished 42nd with an 18-over 234 (77-76-81). Dennis was USU's top finisher at the 2011 WAC Championships as he finished tied for 32nd-place with an 18-over 234 (74-81-79).
Live scoring is available for all three days of the 2013 Club Glove Western Athletic Conference Championship at: http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?DB_OEM_ID=10100&tournament_id=4251.
Utah State’s Braxton ...
Utah State junior golfer Braxton Miller shot a 1-under 71 during his final round to finish tied...04/23/2017
Utah State’s Tanner...
Utah State senior golfer Tanner Jenson is currently tied for 11th place at 2-under 142 after...04/22/2017
Utah State’s Tanner...
Utah State senior golfer Tanner Jenson is currently tied for fourth place after carding a bogey-f...04/21/2017
Utah State Heads to Tucson ...
Utah State's men's golf team will travel to Tucson, Ariz., this weekend to compete in the 2017...04/20/2017
Utah State Golfers Finished...
Utah State junior Braxton Miller and freshman Hayden Eckert both shot final rounds of 2-over 74...04/11/2017
Utah State Golfers In 11th ...
Utah State junior Braxton Miller and freshman Hayden Eckert are both tied for 14th place at 1-und...04/10/2017
Aggie Golfers Continue 2017...
Utah State's men's golf team continues its 2017 spring season this week at the Wyoming-hosted...04/09/2017
Utah State Golfer Tanner...
Utah State senior golfer Tanner Jenson shot a final round 6-under 66 to finish tied for eighth...03/11/2017
Official Aggie Gear