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Eighth annual Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges will boast impressive field once again
Tuesday, October 11, 2005
The event will be played this weekend, Oct. 15 & 16 at The Ridges Golf and Country Club, with a practice round scheduled for Oct. 14. ETSU men's golf coach Fred Warren said he is pleased with the 15 teams that will compete in this year's tournament, a field that includes five teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference, five teams from the Southeastern Conference, and perennially strong programs such as
"The field for this event has consistently been one of the toughest in collegiate golf,"
The current Golfweek rankings back up
Live scoring for the event will be available at Golfstat.com or by visiting ETSUBucs.com and clicking on the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Logo. The direct link to the Golfstat Live Scoring will be: http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?tournament_id=624.
Please find attached historical information on the
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.
What the head coaches are saying about the Bank of
Bill Montigel, TCU: "It's one of the favorite tournaments we go to all year. The guys on my golf team absolutely look forward to it, the course is always in great shape, the greens are in perfect condition, the people and the hospitality in Johnson City are second to none, Fred Warren runs the tournament in a first-class fashion, and I really don't know what else I can say - it's just an awesome, awesome tournament."
Jay Hardwick, Virginia Tech: "We are extremely pleased to once again be included in the field for the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges. Last year's event was one of the best organized in which we have ever played and the treatment the teams received was second to none. The golf course is always in outstanding condition and it is very special when a membership gives up their facility in support of college golf."