April 8, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky - The Marshall University men's golf team will take part in the UK Bluegrass Invitational, beginning with two rounds of continuous play Saturday at 8:30 a.m. ET at the University Club of Kentucky. The final round will be played Sunday at 8 a.m. ET with staggered tee times.
The tournament will be played at the University Club of Kentucky's Big Blue Course. The course will play at par-71 with a yardage of 6,967. The University Club, which has 36-holes, consists of the Big Blue Course and the Wildcat Course. Both courses were renovated by internationally renowned golf course architect Arthur Hills.
Eighteen teams will participate in the tournament. The field includes Akron, Auburn, Bowling Green State, Cincinnati, Dayton, Eastern Kentucky, Kentucky, Lipscomb, Loyola-Chicago, Marshall, Michigan State, Morehead State, Ohio, Toledo, Utah Valley, Valparaiso, Western Carolina and Western Kentucky. A total of 14 teams that are in the 2011 field participated in the 2010 tournament with Loyola-Chicago, Michigan State, Utah Valley and Valparaiso new to the event.
Marshall's travel squad consists of Nathan Kerns, Bosten Miller, Christian Brand, Aaron Boggs, Brian Anania and Marshall Hone. Hone will participate as an individual in the event.
For more information on the tournament, visit the tournament central page at UKathletics.com.