Men's Golf

    Men's Golf Heads to the Left Coast for the Alister Mackenzie Invitational

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!

    Oct. 10, 2009

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University men's golf team is out in California preparing for Monday's start to the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, a 54-hole event with two rounds of continuous play on Monday and the final 18 holes occurring on Tuesday.

    The event, hosted by the University of California, takes place at Meadow Club (par-71, 6,686 yards; more info below).

    Fifteen teams will compete at the 2009 Alister MacKenzie Invitational. San Diego State returns after winning the last MacKenzie in 2007, joining Cal, which has won three of the past six (2003, '05 and '06); 2004 winner Oregon State; 2002 winner Fresno State; Colorado, Colorado State, Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, San Francisco, San Jose State, UC Irvine, Washington State and Wisconsin.

    Live scoring of the tournament is provided by

    1. Alex Martin (Jr., Middletown, Ohio)
    2. David Erdy (So., Boonville, Ind.)
    3. Chase Wright (So., Muncie, Ind.)
    4. Corey Ziedonis (Fr., Indianapolis, Ind.)
    5. Ren Han (Jr., Sheznhen, China)

    The Hoosiers have a scheduled tee time of 7:33 a.m. pacific for day one.

    Designed in 1927 by Dr. Alister MacKenzie, a Scottish surgeon and world-renowned course architect, the Meadow Club is located in the North Bay's Marin County, high above the town of Fairfax, near the Pacific Ocean. It has hosted 19 satellite fundraising events for Cal Men's Golf beginning in 1989. Meadow Club has also hosted the 2008 Pac-10 Men's Golf Championship (hosted by Cal), the 2001 US Open qualifying, the 1997 NorCal PGA Section Championship and the 1990 NCGA Junior Championship. Meadow Club is the oldest of the seven MacKenzie courses in the U.S. - the others are Cypress Point (1928), Valley Club (1928), Pasatiempo (1929), Green Hills (1929), Claremont (1929) and Crystal Downs (1933), the last being the only U.S. course he designed outside of California (Michigan).




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