Men's Golf Takes on Windon Memorial Classic
Sept. 21, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Nittany Lion men's golf team is set to play the 54-hole Windon Memorial Classic Sept. 22-23 at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest, Ill.
The 16-team field of Arkansas, Coastal Carolina, DePaul , Harvard, Iowa, Kent State, Lamar, Marquette, Michigan, North Texas, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Tulsa, and UC Davis will compete on a 7,202-yard, par-72 course. Ohio State will attempt to defend their 2012 Windon Memorial crown.
The Knollwood Club has hosted both the USGA's Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships. This course is also hosting the 17th Windon Memorial Classic for the first time since 2000 when Hunter Mahan won the individual title.
Starters for the Nittany Lions include juniors Xander McDonald-Smith (Rockaway Park, N.Y.) and Jens Talbert (Little Rock, Ark.) and sophomores JD Dornes (Lancaster, Pa.), Geoff Vartelas (Cromwell, Conn.), and Chris Houston (Gilford, N.H.).
The first two rounds of play will begin with a 9 a.m. CT shotgun start on Sunday, with the final 18 holes starting with tee times at 8 a.m. CT Monday.