April 12, 2014
OGIO-UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate
April 14-15, 2014
Sandpiper Golf Club | Santa Barbara, Calif.
The Air Force golf team wraps up its 2013-14 regular season early next week at the OGIO-UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate in Santa Barbara, Calif. The 54-hole event will take place at the par-72, 7,068-yard Sandpiper Golf Club. The tournament is scheduled for April 14-15, with 36 holes beginning on Monday and the final 18 holes on Tuesday.
Joining Air Force and host UC Santa Barbara in the tournament will be Long Beach State, Sacramento State, UC Irvine, Fresno State, UC Riverside, Utah, Cal State Northridge and Utah State. Playing for the Falcon team will be seniors Kyle Westmoreland, Jack Howard, Philip Colwell and Todd Berglund and freshman Sunwoo Choi. Junior Blake Edwards and freshman Andy Germann will participate as individuals.
LAST TIME OUT
After a pair of disappointing rounds on Monday, the Air Force golf team rallied for a solid final round at the University of Wyoming Cowboy Classic Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Falcons, who were in 19th place after the second round, shot a three-over par 283 and finished in 17th place with a three-round total of 877 on the par-70, 7,133-yard Talking Stick Golf Course. The University of Oklahoma won the tournament at nine-under par 831.
Individually, senior Kyle Westmoreland tied his career-low round with a four-under 66 on Tuesday. He finished in a tie for 26th place with a three-round total of four-over par 214. Freshman Sunwoo Choi tied for 54th place at nine-over par (219) after shooting a one-over 73 in the final round.
Senior Jack Howard tied for 72nd place at 224 after shooting a 72 on Tuesday, while freshman Andy Germann and senior Philip Colwell tied for 80th place at 225 after a 72 and 74, respectively. Senior Todd Berglund, playing as an individual, shot a 79 on Tuesday for a three-round total of 223, good for a tie for 68th place.
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.
The Falcons will travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the 2014 Mountain West Championships, scheduled for April 25-27 at OMNI Tucson National.