Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate Rated One Of Toughest Spring College Golf Tournaments

Jan. 13, 2012

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Wyoming Cowboy golf's Desert Intercollegiate tournament was recently rated as the No. 4 toughest tournament of 2012 spring season by Golf Digest. The Desert Intercollegiate is in its fourth year of existence receiving its first-ever tournament ranking.

The Cowboys will host the fourth-annual Desert Intercollegiate at the Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif., on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 25-26. The Classic Club, a Troon Golf property, was established in 2005 and since then has received numerous national awards.

The 2012 Desert Intercollegiate and the Cowboys are set to host four top-25 teams including one top-five squad. The ranked teams in attendance at this season's tournament are set to be No. 3 Auburn, No. 13 Texas A&M, No. 15 UNLV and No. 18 Kent State. Other participants in this year's event include: San Francisco, SMU, UTEP, Texas Tech, Denver, Southern Utah, Colorado, Cal Poly, Nebraska, Santa Clara, Hawaii, Iowa State, UC Riverside, Texas-Arlington, St. Mary's College, Houston, Baylor, Idaho and Arizona.

"We appreciate the ranking by Golf Digest," Wyoming Director of Golf Joe Jensen said. "I have to give credit to everyone involved including, Troon Golf, the Classic Club and all the golfers and teams that make it possible. The Classic Club is a great venue and I know teams enjoy playing there. It is really nice to see everyone work so hard to get an event going and have it end up being one of the top events in the country."

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