FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Kentucky males’s golf workforce returns to the course this week for the second of its three fall tournaments. UK, together with the opposite 13 members of the Southeastern Convention, will comprise the sector on the Legends Collegiate Invitational performed on the house course of the Vanderbilt Commodores. The three-day, 54-hole occasion is slated to start with the opening spherical on Sunday.
“We get one other nice alternative to compete in opposition to an all-SEC area once more this week,” UK head coach Brian Craig mentioned. “The boys are excited and able to go. An enormous thanks once more to Mitch Barnhart and Commissioner Sankey for combating for these student-athletes. With all that is occurring, we’re grateful to be competing once more and representing the Huge Blue Nation.”
Kentucky begins motion at 10 a.m. ET off the primary tee on Sunday.
The Wildcats are coming off an eighth-place end at The Blessings Collegiate Invitational. Sophomore Alex Goff captured the person crown powered by a career-best spherical of 65 throughout the second spherical.
Goff will make his eighth profession begin and second straight within the No. 1 place for the Wildcats. The Kings Mountain, North Carolina, native is coming off the very best efficiency of his profession because the winner of The Blessings Collegiate Invitational. Two of his career-low rounds got here on the Fayetteville, Arkansas, course and his mixed 210 rating additionally marked a profession greatest. In his profession, he has 18 workforce counted scores of a doable 19 performed. Goff additionally has 5 top-20 finishes in eight profession occasions.
Graduate scholar Jacob Cook returns to the lineup after tying for twenty third at The Blessings. Cook dinner carded a career-low spherical of 69 throughout the second spherical of the workforce’s opening event in 2020-21 en path to his second profession top-25 particular person end. He has appeared in 14 profession occasions and this week’s occasion will mark his fifth profession begin. He entered his season having the most efficient summer season of his profession with two particular person event wins and two tournaments during which he completed because the low beginner.
Senior Allen Hamilton is slated to make his second begin of the season and the eleventh of his profession. He tied for thirty seventh general at The Blessings. The Louisville, Kentucky, native was the workforce’s lowest scorer in 2019-20 with a 72.88 common. He has a pair of top-20 profession finishes with a low of fourth place on the Bearcat Invitational in October of 2019. For his profession, Hamilton has produced 20 team-counted scores and 10 par-or-better rounds.
Freshman Campbell Kremer will make his second profession begin after ending in a tie for fifty fifth at The Blessings in his first collegiate occasion. Kremer opened his school profession with an even-par 72. A top-20 participant as rated by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and a two-time all-state choice, Kremer is succesful producing sub-par scores and generated 9 straight at one level throughout his Saint Xavier highschool profession.
Sophomore Jackson LaLonde is ready to make his first profession begin and seem in his third collegiate occasion this week. The Lexington, Kentucky, native was poised to have a breakthrough spring season earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic halted the schedule. He logged a career-low spherical of 73 on the Dorado Seashore Collegiate in Puerto Rico within the workforce’s first spring occasion and was positioned to make his first begin on the Schenkel Invitational in March previous to the cancelation of the season. An all-state performer at Lexington Christian Academy, he led the Eagles to a workforce championship and was named eleventh Area Participant of the 12 months.
The three-day, 54-hole occasion might be held Sunday-Tuesday on the Vanderbilt Legends Membership in Franklin, Tennessee, the house course of the Commodores. All 14 SEC groups are scheduled to be in attendance.
Followers will not be permitted to attend the occasion resulting from on-going security measures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Not like the opening event, the groups might be paired with different SEC opponents. On the Blessings, the Wildcats all competed in the identical group. UK is paired with LSU and Mississippi State to start the Legends Collegiate.
Dwell stats might be offered by golfstat.com.
Since opening in 1992, the Vanderbilt Legends Membership has obtained nationwide recognition. The par 72 North Course, stretching 7,190 yards from the championship tees, was designed by Corridor of Fame golfer Tom Kite and architect Bob Cupp. The greens are nicely undulated with a number of gap places and the bunkers are giant and boldly formed. The course path supplies an impressed number of holes by way of lush fields and round lakes and streams.
Kentucky has performed the course most lately as part of the Mason Rudolph Invitational in 2019 the place the Cats completed in a tie for fourth.
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