Hoosiers Headed to Windon Memorial Classic
Oct. 4, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University men's golf team will compete in the 12th Windon Memorial Classic Oct. 4-6 at North Shore Country Club in Glenview, Ill. The 15-team field features eight squads ranked or receiving votes in the preseason Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I coaches poll.
The tournament will be held for the third time at the par 72, 7,031-yard North Shore Country Club, site of past U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open Championships. The course also hosted the Windon in 1998 and 2003. Saturday, Oct. 4, will feature a practice round before the two-day, 54-hole event, begins Sunday. Teams will play 36 holes Sunday beginning at 7:30 a.m. before teeing off for the final round at 8 a.m. Monday morning, Oct. 6.
Spectators are encouraged to attend; admission is free. The field is comprised of Indiana, Northwestern, Illinois, Kent State, Purdue, Coastal Carolina, Liberty, Missouri, Tulsa, Marquette, San Jose State, Michigan, Santa Clara, Colorado and New Mexico.
The tournament has an illustrious history, with current PGA TOUR members Joe Ogilvie, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald and Ben Curtis finishing as runners-up in the event. Donald and current PGA TOUR member Hunter Mahan are past champions, as are current Nationwide Tour member Tom Johnson and 2007 U.S. Amateur and U.S. Public Links champion Colt Knost.
Northwestern, the host school, won the 2007 Windon Memorial Classic title at Lake Shore Country Club, its third title in the history of the event. Indiana shot a team total of 855 last season in the event to finish third place in the team standings. Jorge Campillo was Indiana's top finisher, firing a 211 to tie for seventh place. Seth Brandon also recorded a top-10 performance at the event with his 10th place finish.
Live results will be available at Golfstat.com.
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