March 31, 2010
The University of San Diego men's golf team will be heading to Scottsdale, Arizona to participate in the eighth annual University of Wyoming Cowboy Classic on April 5-6. The 25th nationally ranked Toreros (golfstat.com) will be playing in their final event prior to the West Coast Conference Championships. The Classic is being held on the North Course of the Talking Stick Golf Club (7,133 yards, par 70.)
The 24 other teams joining San Diego in the field for the Wyoming Cowboy Classic are Wyoming, Air Force, Arizona, Arkansas-Little Rock, Cal State Northridge, Colorado, Gonzaga, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico State, Northern Colorado, Oklahoma, Old Dominion, Seattle, Southern Utah, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, Utah, Utah State, Utah Valley, UTEP, Weber State, Western Carolina and Western Kentucky.
The Toreros will look to continue their winnings ways as they have finished in first place in five of their last eight competitions to jump into the golfstat.com national rankings. The Toreros have been led as of late by the strong play of sophomore Alex Ching. Through 26 rounds of golf, Ching is averaging 72 strokes per round.
The Classic will kick off on Monday, April 5 at 7:45am with each team playing two rounds of 18 holes. One final round of 18 holes will be held on Tuesday, April 6.