DURHAM – The Duke males’s golf crew opens its 2022-23 season on the Duke College Golf Membership this weekend, internet hosting the twelfth annual Rod Myers Invitational.
“We’re excited to get the season began with such a particular occasion honoring Rod Myers,” stated head coach Jamie Inexperienced. “The crew has been making ready effectively, and we’re wanting ahead to the chance to compete in opposition to yet one more gifted subject of groups and people at this yr’s occasion.”
The three-round match is scheduled to be performed throughout two days, with 36 holes of competitors held on Friday and the ultimate 18 on Saturday. A shotgun begin at 9:15 begins play on Friday, with steady play scheduled for the second spherical. On Saturday, tee instances begin at 7:35 a.m., persevering with till the ultimate group tees off at 9:57 a.m.
The Blue Devils are one in every of 14 groups within the subject, joined by Alabama, Charlotte, East Carolina, Florida Gulf Coast, Liberty, Loyola (Md.), Missouri, North Florida, Penn State, Princeton, UNCG, UNCW and Virginia Tech.
Duke’s lineup consists of juniors Ian Siebers, Jimmy Zheng, freshman William Love, and sophomores Kelly Chinn and Luke Pattern. The Blue Devils even have Ethan Evans, John Peters, Cameron Martinez-Piedra, Daniel Choi and Daniel Uranga competing as people.
The Duke College Golf Membership was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., and is a 7,154-yard, par-72 structure. The occasion is open to the general public, with free parking and admission. For particulars on the match and its historical past together with hyperlinks for reside scoring and a digital match program, please go to www.goduke.com/rmi.
That is the twelfth season of the Rod Myers Invitational, which honors the Blue Devils’ late head coach, who guided this system from 34 years from 1973 till his passing in 2007 after a battle with an acute type of leukemia. Whereas on the helm of the Duke males’s golf program, Myers coached 16 All-Americas, 9 Tutorial All-Americas, 24 All-ACC choices and three ACC particular person champions. In 2007, the college named the golf coaching middle after him and an endowed athletic scholarship was created in his honor.
Myers’ resume included 30 match wins for Duke, the 2005 ACC Championship title and 7 NCAA Championships appearances.