SKOKIE, Ill. -
The Indiana Hoosiers men's golf team (No. 40 Golfweek-Sagarin/No. 43 Golfstat) will attempt to carry the momentum from last week's Firestone Invitational title to the Windon Memorial on October 16-17 at Evanston Golf Club. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. CT on Sunday with two rounds being completed, followed by an 18-hole final round on Monday with tee times beginning at 8:00 a.m. CT.
Live scoring of the event will be provided by Golfstat.
Evanston Golf Club is a par-70 Donald Ross designed course that opened in 1917 and is located in Skokie, Ill.
The 17-team field at Windon includes five squads ranked in the top-50 according to Golfstat, headlined by No. 8 Arkansas and No. 22 UCLA. The Hoosiers are among five Big Ten teams in the event. The complete field includes: Arkansas, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Florida Atlantic, Harvard, Idaho, Indiana, Loyola, Marquette, Marshall, Michigan, Northwestern, Penn State, Pepperdine, Purdue, and UCLA.
WEEK IN REVIEW
The Hoosiers successfully defended their team title at the Firestone Invitational after registering a 10-under 854. Indiana was named co-champions of the event, tying with St. Mary's (Calif.).
WRIGHT ON Chase Wright is off to a sensational start to his senior campaign, recording top-10 finishes in two of IU's first three tournaments. The Muncie, Ind. native finished as the runner-up at the Firestone Invitational and tied for sixth at the Northern Intercollegiate. He carries a team-best 71.67 stroke average into the Windon Memorial. For his career, Wright is averaging 73.29, which is third on the IU all-time list.
SUPER SOPH David Mills impressed as a newcomer, posting the second lowest freshman scoring average in school history in 2010-11. The sophomore is picking up where he left off, earning a pair of top-25 finishes this fall, including a tie for 3rd last week at Firestone. Mills torched the North Course with six birdies en route to a career-low 67 in the final round.
TALKING IU MEN'S GOLF WITH COACH Mike Mayer
Head Coach Mike Mayer recently chatted with IUHoosiers.com about the team, as well as the Hoosiers' victory at the Firestone Invitational.