Despite starting off the tournament in strong fashion and maintaining a top-five position going into Saturday’s final round, the No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team saw its season come to a disappointing finish at the NCAA Columbus Regional. It is the second time in three years that the Cardinal has failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
The No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team will take to their home course Thursday for the first and only time this season, looking to continue their strong play at the 45th annual U.S. Intercollegiate
As one of eight teams participating in the Stanford Classic, Patrick Rodgers, Cameron Wilson and the rest of the No. 19 Cardinal had an opportunity to do what Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy or most of the world’s best golfers never did: compete at the Cypress Point Club. While Stanford’s dreams of taking the team title faded in the face of a red-hot Texas squad on Tuesday, the chance to play competitive rounds on the No. 2 course in Golf Magazine’s 2011 Best Courses in America was certainly a thrill and great opportunity for the team.
Golf: Women to host Stanford Intercollegiate, men hope to bounce back at U.S. Collegiate Championship
Entering its final tournament of the fall season, the women’s golf team hopes to build on its recent third-place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational. The men’s team, on the other hand, is hoping to erase the past with a good finish at this weekend’s U.S. Collegiate Championship, hosted by Georgia Tech.