Purdue Hosts In Puerto Rico
Feb. 27, 2009
Courtesy of Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue men's golf team will head to Puerto Rico this weekend to compete in the 2009 Puerto Rico Classic. The tournament will be played on the Rio Mar Country Club River Course, a par-72, 6902-yard venue.
The Boilermakers will host the 15 team field as they compete in the three-day tournament on Feb. 27- March 1. The field is highlighted by four of the top five teams in the nation according to Golfweek rankings. Georgia, ranked 2nd; Oklahoma, ranked 3rd; Alabama ranked 4th; and Florida ranked 5th will all take part in the tournament. All 15 teams participating are ranked inside Golfweek's top 70.
Traveling with Purdue will be Tyler Duncan, David Gersztein, Erich Johnston, Maximo Kopp, Nakarintra Ratanakul, and William Sjaihcudin. Ratanakul and Johnston led the team during the fall with 73.13 and 73.17 averages respectively.
Teams will tee off on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 and Sunday at 7:30. Live scoring will not be available, but check www.PurdueSports.com for round by round results.