Feb. 8, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego will host the 2013 Collegiate Invitational this coming Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 11 & 12). The two-day tournament will be held at the Farms Golf Club (par 72; 6,947 yards) in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. and will be free to the public.
Joining the 60th ranked Toreros will be five teams in ranked in Golfweek's top 100; No. 19 Missouri, No. 29 Saint Mary's, No. 61 San Francisco, No. 86 UC Irvine, and No. 95 Pacific.
Rounding out the field will be UC Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Western Illinois, Fresno State, Loyola Marymount, and UC Riverside.
The event will also feature four golfers listed in Golfweek's top 100; No. 12 Jace Long (Missouri), No. 29 (Ben Geyer), No. 70 Taylor Travis (San Francisco), and No. 82 Alex Edfort (Pacific).
On Monday 36 holes will be played with an 8:15 a.m. shotgun start, with 18 holes planned for Tuesday beginning at 8:00 a.m. with groups going off holes No. 1 and No. 10. The format will include five players for each team with the low four scores counting toward the team score every round.
The Toreros finished sixth (out of 14 teams) at this event last year. San Diego State, who co-hosted the tournament with the Toreros, finished first.
This will be the Toreros first event of the spring season. USD last played in November 7 at the Warrior-Wave Intercollegiate in Hawaii, where they finished tenth out of 16 teams.