April 4, 2011

Golden Eagles heading to Old Hickory for Belmont Invitational

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech women's golf team will be on the Old Hickory Country Club Monday and Tuesday to compete in the Belmont Invitational. Tech is one of eight teams in the field for the two-day, 36-hole tournament.

Tech, Tennessee State and Austin Peay will represent the Ohio Valley Conference in the field, which also includes Belmont, Lipscomb, Middle Tennessee State, Trevacca and UAB.

Eastablished in 1926, Old Hickory Country Club is a 6,044-yard, par 71 layout. The teams will play 18 holes Monday beginning at 9 a.m., with the final round opening with a shotgun start Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

Coach Brandy Stout's team has been idle since the Low Country Invitational at Hilton Head, S.C., on March 20-21. The Golden Eagles placed 12th led by freshman Katy Beth Glover.

Tech follows the Belmont Invitational with one more regular season tournament, the EKU Spring Classic on April 9-10, before heading to Dickson, Tenn., for the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, April 21-23.

 Each day's results will be posted on TTUsports.com when they become available.