Merzbacher looks to replicate last week's top-25 finish
March 3, 2014
Hot off last week's John Hayt Invitational, the Tennessee men's golf team travels to Davidson, N.C., for the 2014 Davidson College Invitational.
The par 72, 7,208-yard event will take on March 3-4 at the River Run Country Club.
In addition to the Vols, the 14-team field will feature Davidson (host), Drexel, Gardner-Webb, High Point, Holy Cross, Kent State, La Salle, Longwood, Marshall, Presbyterian, Radford, St. Bonaventure and Wofford.
Davidson captured both the team and individual title a year ago at the Davidson Invitational.
On just a week's rest, head coach Jim Kelson will use the starting five of:
Sophomore Mike Nagy will also be competing at the Sawgrass Country Club as an individual.
Due to expected cold temperatures, the two-day event has been shortened to 36 holes beginning with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start Monday. The final round will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
2013-14 Rankings (Golfweek; Golfstat): (44; 48)
2013-14 Individual Rankings (Golfweek; Golfstat): Oliver Goss (52; 64)
Leader in Stroke Average: Oliver Goss (72.05)
Last event: John Hayt Invitational - T-7th of 15, 884 (+20) Top Individual (last event): Chad Merzbacher - T-15th, 217 (+1)
2014 Davidson Collegiate Invitational
Davidson, Drexel, Gardner-Webb, High Point, Holy Cross, Kent State, La Salle, Longwood, Marshall, Presbyterian, Radford, St. Bonaventure, Tennessee and Wofford.
March 3-4, 2014
River Run Country Club - Davidson, North Carolina - Par 72 - 7,208 yards
Individual: Sam Echikson, Davidson Team: Davidson
Monday, March 3 - First Round - 9:00 a.m. ET Tuesday, March 4 - Second Round - 10:00 a.m. ET
VOLS STARTING LINEUP