March 6, 2009

Men's Golf Travels to Puerto Rico for Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate

March 6, 2009

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's golf team will travel to Puerto Rico to compete in the Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate tournament hosted by St. John's University. The three-day event will be held at the Palmas Del Mar Country Club in southeast Puerto Rico. Competition will be held on the Flamboyan course. The Broncos will face competitors from George Mason, Bowling Green, Johnson & Wales, Notre Dame, UNC Greensboro, Old Dominion, Virginia Commonwealth University and St. Thomas Aquinas.

"It is the first time that this tournament has been held," said head coach Robert Miller. "Everyone is looking forward to getting out in the sunshine, playing and competing. We know that we can compete to win and we are looking forward to being back on a winning track".

Representing the Broncos will include senior Jonathan Keane, juniors Jimmy Cacho and Shaun Pienkos, sophomore Tyler Ichikawa and freshman Ronnald Monaco. The team enters the tournament following a sixth place finish at the Mardi Gras Invitational in New Orleans.

The Broncos will finish up the golf season competing at the San Jose State Invitational, the WCC Championships and the Stanford Invitational.