Golden Eagles back in action with 54 holes of action at Red Wolves Intercollegiate

Golden Eagles back in action with 54 holes of action at Red Wolves Intercollegiate

By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team will get back to the grind Saturday morning, taking to the links after nearly three weeks away from competition to take part in the 19th Annual Red Wolves Intercollegiate.

Located at RidgePointe Country Club in Jonesboro, Ark., the Golden Eagles will kick off its two days of action with an 8 a.m. CT shotgun start Saturday morning. Thirty-six holes await the Tech squad on Saturday, with the course playing a par of 72 and at 6,565 yards.

Play will conclude with round three on Sunday with another 8 a.m. shotgun start getting the field started. Fans can follow the Golden Eagles and their progress throughout each day of the event live on GolfStat.

The field will consist of 21 teams, including:
Arkansas State
Austin Peay
Delta State
Eastern Illinois
Florida Atlantic
Illinois State
Meridian CC
Missouri State
New Orleans
Nicholls State
North Dakota
Northern Iowa
Southern Illinois
Tennessee State
Tennessee Tech
UT Martin

"After a couple of weeks to get some good work in, we are looking forward to getting back after it and continuing on some solid momentum built from the previous two events," head coach Polk Brown said. "Arkansas State has an outstanding field with a plethora of OVC teams, and we look forward to competing against them. We cannot wait to tee it up for the second half of this semester."

Here's a look at the participating Golden Eagles:

  1. Mitch Thomas (Jr.)
  2. Lee Whitehead (Sr.)
  3. Alexander Riddle (Fr.)
  4. Adam Cunningham (Jr.)
  5. Bryce Kendrick (Jr.)
  6. Mason Griffin (Sr.) - Competing as an individual

Photo by Jocelyn VerVelde