LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The University of Wyoming men's golf team is set to host the 14th annual Cowboy Classic at the Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Ariz. The event will play 54-holes over two days with two 18-hole rounds on Monday and the final 18 on Tuesday. The Contestants will be playing par-72, 7,334 yard Cattail Course. Each morning will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. MT.
"This is an exciting event with a great field of competitors," head coach Joe Jensen said. "Being able to golf at such a nice facility is truly a great honor and we are happy to host the Cowboy Classic for 14-consecutive years."
This season's field will feature 19 teams: Wyoming, Air Force, Arizona, Colorado, CSU-Northridge, Gonzaga, Grand Canyon, Houston Baptist, Idaho, Sam Houston State, William & Mary, San Francisco, Southern Utah, Utah, Utah State, UC Santa Barbara, Western Kentucky, Wichita State and Weber State.
During last season's event, the Cowboys finished 14th in the 18-team field with a total score of 870 (+6). Drew McCullough was the top finisher at last year's event with a 215 (-1), tying for 33rd. The sophomore is leading the Pokes this spring, averaging 71.9 strokes per round. His best finish of fourth place came at the Arizona National Invitational Tournament. Senior Kamrin Allen leads Wyoming in the overall stroke average at 72.5 per round. He also leads the team with eight top-30 finishes this season.
This will be the last tournament that Wyoming will host this season. Their next tournament will be the BYU Cougar Classic on April 11-12.