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Friday April 6, 2012Gators Travel to Gary Koch Invitational for Final Regular Season Tournament

Gainesville, Fla.

Coming off a tie for third in the Schenkel Invitational, the University of Florida menís golf team will wrap up its regular season with a trip to Old Memorial Golf Club in Tampa for the Gary Koch Invitational on Saturday, April 7.†

 

The Gators will send a lineup of juniors T.J. Vogel (Cooper City, Fla.) and Tyler McCumber (Ponte Vedra, Fla.), freshmen J.D. Tomlinson (Gainesville, Fla.) and Eric Banks (Truro, Canada) and senior Michael Furci (Sayville, N.Y.) to the par-72 7,389 yard course.

 

UF will face a solid 15-team field which features seven teams that are ranked in the top-25 of the latest Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Additionally, eight top-20 golfers from the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings will be representing their teams at Old Memorial.

 

The Orange and Blue have competed in the Gary Koch Invitational six times, winning the event in 2001 and 2005.

 

The 54-hole tournament will run Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, with live stats for the event available through golfstat.com.

 

Tournament Field (Golfweek/Sagarin rankings in parentheses)

Alabama (2)

Auburn (3)

College of Charleston

Florida (23)

Florida State (24)

Georgia Tech (10)

Georgia Southern

Kentucky

Pacific

Toledo

UNC-Greensboro

UNF (15)

USF

Virginia (22)

Wake Forest

 

Golfweek/Sagarin Top-20 Golfers in the Field

 3. Justin Thomas (Alabama)

5. T.J. Vogel (Florida)

7. Blayne Barber (Auburn)

10. Ben Kohles (Virginia)

13. Brooks Koepka (Florida State)

15. Cory Whitsett (Alabama)

17. James White (Ga. Tech)

19. Sean Dale (UNF)

 

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