Wildcats Tee it up at the Braveheart Classic

UP NEXT:  The Kansas State men’s golf team looks to continue this seasons succes as they travel to Beaumont Calif. to compete in the Braveheart Classic, Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3. The event will tee off with a shotgun start at 7:45 a.m. (PT) on Monday for the first 36 holes. The third and final round will also be a shotgun start Tuesday at 8 a.m. (PT). 

LOOK AT THE FIELD:  The field contains 18 teams from across the country. Competing will be Arizona, Cal Poly, Cal State Northridge, Gonzaga, Kansas State, LaVerne, Long Beach State, Loyola-Chicago, Loyola Marymount, Missouri-Kansas City, Oral Roberts, Oregon, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, Tennessee, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside,  and Utah State.

LAST TIME OUT:  The Kansas State men’s golf team started the spring season the way it finished the fall season as the Wildcats won their third tournament of the 2008-09 season after bringing home the crown from the Dual in the Desert. The team carded a 5-over par 293 at the prestigious Bighorn Golf Club to best the University of California Riverside.

2008 Braveheart Classic: Mitchell Gregson shot an 8-over 224 for the third top-10 finish of his sophomore campaign and the Kansas State Wildcats finished the 2008 Braveheart Classic in fifth place.

EARLY SUCCESS:  Kansas State senior men’s golfer Robert Streb won his first tournament of his career at the Braveheart Classic when he carded a 1-under 71 at Bighorn Golf Club.

HOST OAK VALLEY GOLF CLUB: The Univerist of California Riverside will host the 18 teams at the Oak Valley Golf Course. The 18-hole layout covers 7,003 yards and is a par 72 course


K-State’s Dual in The Desert Lineup

Name                              Yr-Exp     Hometown            08-09 Rnds        08-09 Avg

Robert Streb                    Sr.-3L      Edmond, Okla.             19                71.11

Mitchell Gregson              Jr.-2L       Waterloo, Ill.                19                70.95

Ross Geubelle                 So.-1L      Lakin, Kan.                 16                74.25

Joe Ida                            Jr.-2L       Fort Scott, Kan.           13                72.23

Kyle Smell                      So.-1L      Overland Park, Kan.     10                77.10

Jason Schulte*                Jr.-2L       Mission Hills, Kan.       16                75.06


* competing as an individual