Tigers Set for UK Bluegrass Invitational
April 9, 2010
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The University of Memphis golf team will travel to Lexington, Ky. to compete in the UK Bluegrass Invitational on April 10-11.
The event consists of 54 holes (36 Saturday and 18 Sunday) and will follow a shotgun format Saturday and standard format Sunday. The UK Big Blue Golf Course (par 71; 6,992 yards) is the site of the tournament.
18 teams are set to compete in the event: Akron, Auburn, Bowling Green State, Canisius, Cincinnati, Dayton, Eastern Kentcuky, Gardner-Webb, Jacksonvile, Kentucky, Lipscomb, Loyola, Marhsall, Memphis, Miami, Western Carolina, Western Kentucky, and Youngstown State.
The Tigers finished fourth in their last event (BancorpSouth Intercollegiate) and were led by Jack Belote’s season-low 12th place individual finish. Kentucky successfully defended its home turf last season in the UK Bluegrass Invitational, posting a team total of 880 (+16) to beat out runner-up Western Carolina (890, +26).
Memphis tees off in the UK Bluegrass Invitational April 10 at 8:15 a.m. (ET).