With a resume of former competitors that includes PGA and European Tour winners such as Matt Kuchar (Georgia Tech), Lucas Glover (Clemson), David Gossett (
"There's no doubt this tournament has become one of the top events in college golf," said ETSU head coach Fred Warren, who watched former ETSU standout Rhys Davies capture back-to-back individual titles in 2005 and 2006. "This year we have another strong field. Winning this tournament is always considered a big step to having a great season."
In a change from past seasons when the tournament was played with two rounds on Saturday and one on Sunday, this year the event will cover three days with individual rounds Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The 15-team field will include eight teams that competed in the 2007 NCAA Championships (ETSU, Wake Forest, UNC, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Tennessee, Auburn and Coastal Carolina), as well as three teams that won conference championships a year ago (Virginia Tech, ETSU and Coastal Carolina).
Individually, players to watch include ETSU senior Gareth Shaw (
Live scoring for the event will be available at Golfstat.com or by visiting ETSUBucs.com and clicking on the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges Logo.
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For more information on the tournament itself, please contact Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations Michael White at 423.439.4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.