April 12, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. -
The Baylor men's golf team is playing in its final regular tournament of the season in this weekend's Morris Williams Intercollegiate. The tournament, which is hosted by Texas, will be played Saturday and Sunday at The University of Texas Golf Club.
The 47th-annual tournament hosted features 12 teams, 11 of which were ranked in the nation's top 50 in the latest GolfStat rankings. The field includes No. 4 New Mexico, No. 6 Texas, No. 12 TCU, No. 18 Oklahoma State, No. 20 Kent State, No. 25 Houston, No. 29 UNLV, No. 36 North Texas, No. 39 Liberty, No. 44 Texas Tech, No. 49 Baylor and UT Arlington.
The 54-hole tournament will be played on a par-71, 7,412 yard course. The Bears will play 36 holes on Saturday with an 8:15 a.m. CT shotgun start, followed by 18 holes on Sunday with tee times on the first and 10th holes. Live scoring for all three rounds can be found at GolfStat.com.
Kyle Jones leads Baylor into the tournament with a scoring average of 72.43 and three top-10 finishes on the season.
Fellow sophomores Filippo Zucchetti, Niclas Mansson and Mikkel Bjerch-Andresen join Jones in the line, along with senior Ryan O'Rear. Senior Matthew Seligmann will be competing as an individual.
This tournament gives the Bears a preview of four of the teams they will be facing in the Big 12 Championship on April 22-24.
Follow the official twitter feed of Baylor men's golf, @BaylorMGolf, for updates throughout the season.
THE MORRIS WILLIAMS INTERCOLLEGIATE INFORMATION:
Dates: April 13-14
Location/Course: Austin, Texas/University of Texas Golf Club
Field (12 teams): No. 4 New Mexico, No. 6 Texas, No. 12 TCU, No. 18 Oklahoma State, No. 20 Kent State, No. 25 Houston, No. 29 UNLV, No. 36 North Texas, No. 39 Liberty, No. 44 Texas Tech, No. 49 Baylor and UT Arlington.