Men's Golf Opens Fall Season In San Francisco

Sept. 8, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's golf program open the fall tournament season at the 2008 San Francisco Intercollegiate beginning Monday, Sept. 8 on the Lake Course. It is the first collegiate tournament held at one of the nation's most prestigious courses since 1995.

The Broncos will face tough competition from Alabama-Birmingham, California, Colorado, Hartford, Nevada, Notre Dame, Oregon State, Rice, Saint Mary's, San Diego, USF, Wisconsin and Xavier.

The format of the two day event is a 54 hole tournament with 36 holds on Monday, Sept. 8 followed by the final round on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Both rounds begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Fans cane follow live scoring for the 2008 San Francisco Intercollegiate available through GolfStat and can be accessed at

Santa Clara returns six veterans in 2008 and welcomes three newcomers. Among the returning members are All-WCC First team honoree Scott Travers and All-WCC honorable mention Jonathan Keane.