Falcons Travel to Oregon for Duck Invitational

    Freshman Andy Germann
    Freshman Andy Germann

    March 22, 2014

    Duck Invitational
    March 24-25, 2014
    Emerald Valley Golf Course | Eugene, Ore.

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    THIS WEEK
     The Air Force golf team travels to Eugene, Ore. for the 2014 Duck Invitational. The 54-hole event will take place at the par-72, 7,165-yard Emerald Valley Golf Course. The tournament is scheduled for March 24-25, with 36 holes beginning at 8:30 a.m., on Monday and the final 18 holes on Tuesday.

    THE FIELD
     Joining Air Force and host Oregon in the tournament will be Boise State, Colorado, Gonzaga, Idaho, Loyola Marymount, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon State, Pacific, San Jose State, Santa Clara, St. Mary’s, Utah and Wyoming. Playing for the Falcons will be seniors Kyle Westmoreland, Jack Howard and Philip Colwell and freshmen Andy Germann and Sunwoo Choi.

    LAST TIME OUT
     The Air Force golf team finished in a tie for 10th place after the third and final round of the Border Olympics in Laredo, Texas. The Falcons shot an 11-over par 299 Saturday for a three-round total of 898, even with McNeese State.
     Individually, senior Jack Howard became just the second Air Force player not named Kyle Westmoreland to lead the Falcons in a tournament this season. Howard shot a final round one-over par 73 Saturday to finish in a tie for 15th place with a three-round total of three-over par 219. Westmoreland finished one shot back at 220, good for a tie for 19th place, after a three-over 75 on Saturday.

    WESTMORELAND NAMED MOUNTAiN WEST GOLFER OF THE WEEK
     Air Force senior Kyle Westmoreland was selected Mountain West Men’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played Feb. 24 – March 4. This is Westmoreland’s fourth MW weekly/monthly accolade of his career. Westmoreland, from Katy, Texas, posted his 15th and 16th top 10 finishes in his career that week. He finished tied for fourth with a nine-under par total of 207 and helped Air Force tie for the team title at the Snowman Getaway held Feb. 24-25 in Goodyear, Ariz., prior to his seventh-place tie at USF. 

    HEAD COACH George Koury
     Air Force head coach George Koury is in his 12th season at the helm of the Falcons’ golf program. After serving three seasons as an assistant under legendary coach Gene Miranda, Koury took over the program at the start of the 2002-03 season.

    UP NEXT
     The Falcons will play at the Cowboy Classic, hosted by the Univeristy of Wyoming, in Scottsdale, Az., April 7-8.

     


     

     

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