Two weeks ago, the Washington men’s golf team sent three players to compete at The Prestige Individual Invitational. The Huskies now have their sights set on the Lamkin San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif., bringing a full team to the tournament this Monday and Tuesday.
San Diego State University serves as host for the Lamkin San Diego Classic, which features three rounds and 15 teams. Each golfer will play two rounds on Monday, March 6, with the final 18 holes to follow on Tuesday, March 7. The event kicks off at 7:30 a.m. on Monday morning, and the third round begins Tuesday at 8:00 a.m.
Six golfers will represent Washington at the tournament, which includes one player competing as an individual.
- Taehoon Song
- Petr Hruby
- Chuan-Tai Lin
- Bo Peng
- Joshua Koo
Individual: Robert Galligan
Washington tied for 5th at the Southwestern Invitational in January, then looked to continue its strong performance at the Amer Ari Intercollegiate in Waimea, Hawaii early last month, but the event was called off due to inclement weather.
“This is our first tournament for what seems like an eternity after us getting cancelled in the wind on the Big Island,” said UW head coach Alan Murray. “We are optimistic about our chances this week if we can do the little things well and we just cannot wait to compete again.”
The last time Washington won the Lamkin was in 2015, where the Huskies posted a team score of 10-under par. Leading the Huskies’ effort were C.T. Pan and Corey Pereira, who tied for the individual title with mirroring scores of 8-under.
“We have good experience of San Diego Country Club and feel like we know what to expect going down there,” Murray said. “Really challenging golf course that will give you some opportunities to score if you can play well. These guys have looked good in practice and it is a matter of can we bring that on the road.”
The San Diego Country Club has hosted many high-profile tournaments in years past, including the U.S. Women’s Open, two U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships, and an event on the PGA Tour.
With a full team present at the Lamkin San Diego Classic, Washington will have an…
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