WCU men's golf opens the spring portion of its 2022-23 schedule at the 2023 Border Olympics, the longest-running NCAA DI collegiate golf tourney in the nation hosted by the University of Houston at the par-72, 7,375-yard Laredo Country Club in Laredo, Texas. The Border Olympics represents the longest-running NCAA Division I collegiate golf tournament in the country, dating back to 1952.
The 54-hole tournament will be contested over two days with 36 holes of continuous play on Monday, Feb. 13 with a 9 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. CT shotgun start and concludes Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a 9 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. CT shotgun start. Live scoring of the tournament through GolfStat is available online through a link at CatamountSports.com.
In addition to the host and event defending champion Cougars and the Catamounts, the 17-team field includes golfers from Baylor, Bowling Green, Coastal Carolina, Houston Christian, Illinois State, Lamar, Lipscomb, Louisiana Tech, Miami (Ohio), Michigan, New Mexico State, Rice, Sam Houston State, ULM, and Wright State. Twelve of this year's teams return from the 2022 tournament with nine teams in the tournament field ranking inside the Top 100 of the latest GolfStat rankings paced by Baylor at No. 30. WCU enters the spring semester ranked 109th overall.
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