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USU golf: Aggie golfers continue fall season in Kansas City at Bill Ross Intercollegiate

By Doug Hoffman

For the Deseret News

Published: Monday, Oct. 15 2012 8:59 a.m. MDT

The Utah State’s men’s golf team will continue its fall season Monday, Oct. 15, at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Missouri at Kansas City. The two-day, 54-hole tournament will be held at the Milburn Country Club in Overland Park, Kan.

The tournament, which gets underway at 7:30 a.m. (MT) Monday morning, will play at par-72 over the 7,054-yard layout. Teams will play two rounds Monday and the final round Tuesday.

Joining Utah State in the 14-team field are Arkansas State, Bradley, Creighton, Drake, UMKC, Missouri State, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, Omaha, Oral Roberts, SIU Edwardsville, South Dakota and Western Illinois.

Scheduled to compete for the Aggies are seniors Brendan Dennis (Roosevelt, Utah) and Kris Sayer (Idaho Falls, Idaho), junior Tanner Higham (Shelley, Idaho), and freshmen Seokwon Jeon (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Reed Platke (Whitefish, Mont.).

In its last competition, Utah State finished tied for seventh out of 13 teams at the Boise State hosted Dash Thomas Memorial with a 19-over 871 (297-284-290). USU’s top finisher was Platke who tied for 15th with a 1-over 214 (74-69-71).

Thus far in 2012, Higham has a stroke average of 72.22 to lead the team, followed by Platke (73.56), Jeon (74.22), Sayer (74.83) and Dennis (75.50).

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.

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