Oct. 20, 2013
Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Oct. 21-22, 2013
New Mexico State Univ. Golf Course | Las Cruces, NM
The Air Force golf team travels to Las Cruces, N.M., for the 2013 Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate at the par-71, 7,074-yard New Mexico State University Golf Course. The two-day tournament is slated for two rounds on Monday, Oct. 21 and one round on Tuesday, Oct. 22. The tournament was just added to AFA’s schedule to make up for the team not competing at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship in Macon, Ga., on Oct. 4-6 due to the government shutdown.
Seventeen teams are slated to compete in the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate. They are: New Mexico State, Kansas, Wichita State, UTEP, UTSA, Nebraska, Texas State, Northern Colorado, UT Arlington, Sam Houston State, Colorado State, Air Force, UMKC, Nevada, Arizona, UC Riverside and Oral Roberts. Heading to the tournament for Air Force are Kyle Westmoreland, Matthew Dunn, Jack Howard, Philip Colwell and Andy Germann.
LAST TIME OUT
The Falcons finished in 11th place at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate in Kansas City, Mo. The Falcons, who were tied for ninth after the first two rounds on Monday, shot a 306 (+18) on Tuesday, Oct. 15 for a three-round total of 904. Seniors Kyle Westmoreland and Philip Colwell led the team individually, tying for 24th place with a three-round total of eight-over par 224. Both players shot a two-over par 74 in the final round on Tuesday. Sophomore Matthew Dunn finished 50th at 229 (+13), while senior Jack Howard tied for 51st at 230 (+14) and junior Blake Edwards finished in a tie for 71st at 235 (+19).
FALCONS MOVE UP IN GOLFWEEK RANKINGS
The Falcons are currently ranked No. 52 in the country in the Oct. 14 rankings by Golfweek Magazine. Three Mountain West teams are ranked ahead of AFA; New Mexico (11), UNLV (33) and San Diego State (50).
HEAD COACH George Koury
This fall, 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 close out their fall season at the UTEP Invitational in El Paso, Texas. The two-day tournament begins on Friday, Oct. 25.