Spring Season Is In Full Force
Golf Release - February 2014
Cal State Fullerton Men Set To Host Folino Invitational: The Industry Hills Golf Club in Industry Hills, Calif., is joining forces with the Cal State Fullerton men’s golf team to host the Folino Invitational Feb. 17-18. Thirty-six holes will be played on Monday with the final round concluding on Tuesday. Teams will play from the championship tees on the Par 72 Eisenhower (“Ike”) course that measures 7,211 yards. Included in the nine-team field are host Cal State Fullerton, CSU Bakersfield, UC Irvine, Cal Baptist, Sacramento State, Rutgers, Utah State, Grand Canyon, and British Columbia.
Aloha 2014: Hawai’i is putting on a tournament February 18-21 with the John A. Burns Intercollegiate. The first two days the players will start from the 1st an 10th tees of the Wailua Golf Course (par 72/6,991 yards) in Lihu’e, Kaua’i, while the final day will be a shot gun start. Participating in the three-day event are host Hawai’i, Arizona, BYU, California, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai‘i-Hilo, Long Beach State, Nevada, New Mexico, Pacific, Saint Mary’s, Texas A&M, UNLV, UTEP and Washington State.
Women’s Duo Entertains: Cal State Northridge kicks things off with the Matador Invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley, Calif., on Feb. 10-11 with 18 holes played each day. Big West teams slated to participate in the event are host Cal State Northridge, Cal Poly, UC Riverside and Hawai’i.
UC Irvine closes out the month with the UC Irvine Invitational Presented By Kia Feb. 24-25 at the Santa Ana Country Club in Santa Ana, Calif. Long Beach State, UC Davis and UC Riverside are joining the Anteaters at the two-day event.
UC Irvine Hosted Season-Opening Tournament: A quartet of teams opened the 2014 spring season competing in the Anteater Invitational, hosted by UC Irvine at the Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa, Calif. Long Beach State captured the team title after carding a 17-over-par 869 in the 54-hole tournament, winning by four shots over tournament host UC Irvine and Sacramento State, who tied for second at 21-over. UC Irvine junior Pete Fernandez earned his first collegiate title as he claimed medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 3-under par 210.
CSF, UCR Visited Arizona: The Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside men’s golf team kicked off 2014 competing at the Arizona Intercollegiate at the Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz. The Titans (893) finished seventh and the Highlanders (917) finished 13th among the 14-team field. California walked away with the victory after finishing the tournament with a score of 853.
Feb. 3-4 Sea Best Invitational - Vedra Beach, Fla. (CP)
Feb. 6-8 Amer Ari Invitational - Waikoloa, Hawai’i (UCD, UH)
Feb. 10-11 Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational - St. George, Utah (CSUN)
Feb. 10-11 The Farms Invitational - Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (UCR, UCSB)
Feb. 17-18 Folino Invitational - City of Industry, Calif. (CSF, UCI)
Feb. 17-19 The Prestige at PGA West - La Quinta, Calif. (UCD, LBSU)
Feb. 19-21 John A. Burns Intercollegiate - Lihue, Hawai’i (UH)
Feb. 21-23 Wyoming Desert Classic - Palm Desert, Calif. (CP, UCR, UCSB)
Feb. 24-25 Jones Invitational at Saticoy - Oxnard, Calif. (CSUN, UCI)
Feb. 10-11 Matador Invitational - Simi Valley, Calif. (CP, CSUN, UCR, UH)
Feb. 15-16 Peg Barnard Invitational - Palo Alto, Calif. (LBSU, UCD, UCI)
Feb. 17-18 Jim West Challenge - New Braunfels, Texas (CSF)
Feb. 24-25 UC Irvine Invitational Presented By Kia - Santa Ana, Calif. (LBSU, UCD, UCI, UCR)