Tech men's golf team back in action at Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate

Tech men's golf team back in action at Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate

By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The 2015 spring season has finally arrived for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team, as the Golden Eagles prepare to kick off its journey to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament with a trip to Hilton Head, S.C.

Beginning on Monday and running through Tuesday, the Tech squad will square off in a 19-team field at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, hosted by Francis Marion, at the Wexford Plantation Golf Club. Set for 54 holes of action, play will begin with 36 holes on Monday followed by 18 on Tuesday. Each day will feature an 8:30 a.m. CST shotgun start.

The Wexford Plantation course measures 6,828 yards and is a par 72 layout. Live scoring will be available at. Here's a look at the participating teams:

Austin Peay
Charleston Southern
Cleveland State
Francis Marion
Georgia Southern
Tennessee Tech
USC Aiken
Western Carolina
William & Mary

"We're looking forward to some warmer weather and finally getting this [spring] season started," head coach Polk Brown said. "It's hard to believe it's already here, but the guys have put in some good work over the last few weeks since they got back from break. I'm excited to see how perform in this first event and see if they can get the ball rolling early."

Here's a look at the participating Golden Eagles:

  1. Lee Whitehead (Sr.)
  2. Mitch Thomas (Jr.)
  3. Mason Griffin (Sr.)
  4. Bryce Kendrick (Jr.)
  5. Alexander Riddle (Fr.)