April 18, 2014
This weekend, the University of Minnesota men’s golf team will play its final spring tournament before the Big Ten Championships. The Rutherford Intercollegiate runs April 19-20 in State College, Pa.
Tee times on Saturday will start at 6:30 a.m. CDT. On Sunday, play will begin at 7 a.m. CDT.
The field: Joining host Penn State and the Gophers in the 14-team field are Army, Binghamton, Bowling Green, Connecticut, Eastern Michigan, La Salle, Maryland, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Wright State, Xavier and Youngstown State. Binghamton won last year’s tournament.
The course: The Penn State Blue Course has a par of 71 and plays at 7,202 yards. It has hosted the 2009 Big Ten Championships and numerous other events.
Notes: *Minnesota has finished in the top three of its three spring tournaments so far. The Gophers won one, were runner-up in another and, most recently, finished third at the Hawkeye Invitational.
*The Gophers tied for third at last year’s Rutherford Intercollegiate.
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