Sept. 27, 2013
2013-14 LONG BEACH STATE MEN'S GOLF
Tournament No. 2
at Jack Nicklaus Invitational
Hosted by Ohio State
The Ohio State University Golf Club - Scarlet Course (Par-71, 7,455-yards)
Sunday, Sept. 29 - First & Second Rounds, 6 a.m. (PST) shotgun start (Live scoring: Golfstat)
Monday, Sept. 30 - Final Round, 5:15 a.m. (PST) shotgun start (Live scoring: Golfstat)
The Long Beach State men's golf team hits the road once again after only being off for four days from their season-opening tournament, traveling to Columbus, Ohio for the Jack Nicklaus Invitational hosted by Ohio State. The two-day, 54-hole tournament begins on Sunday, Sept. 29, with first and second round action starting with 6 a.m. (PST) shotgun start, followed by the final 18 holes concluding on Monday, Sept. 30, with tee times off from Nos. 1 and 10 starting at 5:15 a.m. (PST). All three rounds will take place at the par-71, 7,455-yard Ohio State University Golf Club - Scarlet Course in Columbus.
JACK NICKLAUS FIELD
LBSU will be among a 12-team field at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational as the 49ers will go up against Ball State, California, East Tennessee State, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Purdue.
Live coverage of all three rounds of the Jack Nicklaus Invitational will be provided on Golfstat.com.
LAST TIME OUT
The 49ers are coming off from their first tournament of the fall season at the 19-team Saint Mary's Invitational in Seaside, Calif. LBSU finished in 12th place at 37-over-par 901 (305-288-308). Sophomore Kevin Lee was the top player for the 49ers, tying for 19th with a 54-hole score of 5-over 221, that was highlighted by a career-low 66 in the second round to post his first top-20 finish of the year. Junior JJ Holen tied for 25th with a 7-over 223 (79-69-75).
IN THE POLLS
LBSU is ranked 86th in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings.
FOLLOW THE 49ERS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER
Fans can follow the 49er men's golf team throughout the season on Facebook at Long Beach State Men's Golf and on Twitter @LBSUmensgolf.
LBSU returns to action Oct. 21-22, traveling to Simi Valley for the Bill Cullum Invitational hosted by Cal State Northridge.