March 31, 2005
What's Happening: The Washington State University men's golf team travels to Lompoc, Calif., to compete in the 2005 Bite/Pacific Coast Intercollegiate April 4-5...the tournament will be held at the par-72, 7,105-yard La Purisima Golf Course.
Past individual tournament champions include Craig Stadler (1973), Scott Simpson (1977) and Duffy Waldorf (1985).
The Field: Joining WSU in the 21-team field are host school UCSB, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Cal Poly, Cal State Northridge, Pacific, Idaho, Oregon State, Hawaii, Utah, Wyoming, San Diego State, St. Mary's, Santa Clara, San Diego, New Mexico State, Denver, Weber State, Sacramento State, and UC Davis.
Cougars Host Pac-10 Championships: WSU will serve as host of the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Golf Championships, April 25-27, at the Walla Walla Country Club in Walla Walla, Wash...the 72-hole event will consist of 36 holes April 25 and 18 holes April 26 & 27.
Last Week: Senior David Fern and sophomore Chris Collins each tied for 13th place at the inaugural Pinehurst Invitational, posting three-round totals of 227 (+11) at the par-72, 7,035-yard Pinehurst No. 8 Golf Course...the Cougars finished ninth as a team.
First For Fern: Washington State redshirt junior David Fern captured his first career tournament victory, Feb. 14, at the Inland Cup at the Walla Walla Country Club...he has finished in the top 25 in six of 10 tournaments this season.
Bryson sets school record at Boise: Cougar Senior Ben Bryson recorded his first career tournament victory at the Boise State Bronco Round-up, Oct. 12, at the Boise Ranch Golf Course...54-hole total of 204 (-9) tied him with Dustin White for the lowest three-round total in school history.
Cougars Win Inland Cup Title: The Cougars captured the Inland Cup team title for the seventh consecutive year with a nine-stroke victory over Idaho, Feb. 14 at the Walla Walla Country Club.