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Cal Opens Fall Slate In Wisconsin

Cal Opens Fall Slate In Wisconsin

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Daniel Heo is one of six Golden Bears who will open Cal’s 2023 fall season at the Marquette Intercollegiate on Sunday.

Six Golden Bears To Compete In Marquette Intercollegiate At Erin Hills

BERKELEY – The California men’s golf team will start the 2023-24 season at the Marquette Intercollegiate this weekend in Hartford, Wisconsin. The three-day, 54-hole tournament will feature 12 teams and run Sunday through Tuesday at Erin Hills Golf Course, home of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship.
Cal will be represented by six Golden Bears in its first appearance at the Marquette Intercollegiate, which is in its 10th year. All-American senior Sampson Zheng anchors a Cal lineup that includes redshirt juniors Tony Chen and Ethan Chung, freshman Ethan Fang and sophomore Daniel Heo. Fellow freshman Eric Lee will play as an individual and join Fang in making their collegiate debuts.
Meanwhile back in California, juniors Charlie Berridge and Papon Sawatyanon and redshirt senior Costas Panay will play as individuals in the California State Fair Championship at MacKenzie Golf Course in Sacramento on Sept. 2-4. Live scoring for the tournament can be followed on


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1 – Sampson Zheng (Sr., Nagoya, Japan)
Is 18th in PGA TOUR University’s preseason ranking for the class of 2024 … Was an All-America second-team selection and All-Pac-12 first-team pick as a junior in 2022-23 after finishing the season ranked 15th (Golfstat) and 30th (Golfweek) nationally … Owns a career-stroke average of 71.51 in 81 rounds played across 26 events … Shot a staggering 41-under-par and averaged 69.83 strokes across 31 rounds played in 2022-23 … Earned co-medalist honors in stroke play at the 2023 U.S. Amateur Championship and reached the round of 32 … Won the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship alongside Aaron Du … Has eight top-10 finishes and 12 top-20 finishes in his career.
2 – Tony Chen (R-Jr., Shenzhen, China)
Will make his 14th career stroke-play appearance … Owns a 73.47 stroke average across 40 career rounds played … Secured his first…


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