The Utah golf team is set to open up the fall season at the Falcon Invitational.
Sept. 16, 2003
The University of Utah golf team will open up the fall season in Colorado Springs, Colo., for the Falcon Invitational on Sept. 19-21. The lineup for the Utes this week will be Garrett Clegg, Ashdon Woods, Steve Newren, Carl Jensen and Luke Swilor.
The 54-hole tournament begins Friday, Sept. 19, and will consist of 18 teams including in-state teams Southern Utah and Weber State, along with conference foes New Mexico JV and host school Air Force.
LOOKING BACK AT LAST SEASON:
Utah finished fourth at the 2003 Mountain West Conference Championships, with a team score, four-over-par, 868 (290-289-289).
Last season, Utah won two tournaments, the Countrywide Intercollegiate on Oct. 21-22 and the USD Invitational on March 17-18. The Utes also had two individual winners as Casey Fowles finished first at the Countrywide Intercollegiate and Garrett Clegg won the Highlander Classic.
The Falcon Invitational will be the first tournament of the season for the Utah golf team. Last year at the Falcon Invitational, Utah finished in fifth place with a total score of 26-over-par (890). Utah had the lead after the first day, fell to third after the second day and finished with a final round of 311 to put them in fifth. Leading the way for Utah was Garrett Clegg who finished in seventh place with a three-over-par (219).
QUOTING HEAD COACH Wayne Fisher:
"This is the first tournament of the year and the team is excited to compete again. We have always been very competitive at the Falcon Invitational and go into the season with a lot of confidence after how we played last year."