SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Wake Forest males’s golf group is about to start its 2022-23 schedule on the Maui Jim Intercollegiate, working from Sept. September 11 at Mirabel Golf Membership.
The reigning ACC Champions are one among six convention groups within the 18-team subject and likewise contains 9 groups that certified for the 2022 NCAA Championships.
The Deacs may even journey 4 people to compete at Maui Jim Particular person at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Beneath the course of longtime Wake Forest head coach Jerry Haas, the Deacs had a historic season in 2021-22. The Demon Deacons gained their first ACC Championship since 1989 final season and set a program document on the 2022 NCAA New Haven Regional, taking pictures 26-under-par and profitable the regional by seven strokes. They have been led on the course by PING Second-Group All-American Michael Brennan and All-ACC performer Alex Fitzpatrick.
Brennan captured particular person victories in back-to-back tournaments, together with on the Outdated City Membership Collegiate Invitational with Fitzpatrick, for the second time in his profession, whereas additionally profitable the Genesis Collegiate Showcase and representing Group USA within the 2022 Arnold Palmer Cup.
Along with profitable the NCAA Regionals and ACC Championship, the Demon Deacons additionally claimed the Outdated City Membership Collegiate Invitational, profitable by 14 strokes with a program-record rating of 805 and breaking the earlier document by six strokes.
Friday’s first spherical is scheduled for a 11:00 a.m. begin with the Demon Deacons, teeing off with No. 1 with East Tennessee State and Auburn.
THE DEACS’ LINEUP
Brennan, who has now risen to No. 15 within the World Newbie Golf Rankings, made his PGA Tour debut on the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Nation Membership in February. That Monday, he earned a spot within the subject as the one newbie, setting a Collegiate Showcase document Monday, taking pictures a five-under-par 66. He’ll look to assert probably his fifth particular person title, attempting to affix elite firm in Wake Forest historical past. He was named a watch record member for the Fred Haskins Award to start out the season.
Energy helped the group to a title on the 2021 Outdated City Membership Collegiate Invitational, tying for thirty fifth on the person leaderboard. He was helped by a 66 (-4) within the second spherical of the event. He was one among three Demon Deacons to compete on the Genesis Collegiate Showcase. Within the ACC semifinal, Energy offered the second level within the win over North Carolina.
Kennon had a powerful displaying on the 2021 Outdated City Membership Collegiate Invitational. He was par or under in all three rounds of the event, ending the week tied for ninth and nine-under par, the primary profession top-10 end. Kennon picked up his second top-10 end of the season on the Valspar Collegiate with the assistance of his greatest spherical of his younger profession. He completed eighth, firing a remaining spherical 64 (-7), transferring up 20 spots on the ultimate day of competitors.
The freshman was one among one among three Demon Deacons to be sub par for all three rounds on the 2022 NCAA Regionals, recording a 68-69-69 to position tied for ninth on the person leaderboard at 4-under-par.
Owens makes his collegiate debut within the lineup for the Demon Deacons. As a junior, he ranked as excessive as No. 9 nationally within the AJGA standings. In March, he certified for the Chitimacha Louisiana Open offered on the Korn Ferry Tour as a Monday qualifier. Moreover, he reached the Spherical of 32 on the 2022 North and South Newbie Championship and is the reigning LHSAA Particular person Champion.
Meisel competed in 5 occasions together with a pair of occasions within the lineup, enjoying within the lineup on the Colonial Collegiate and the Golf Membership of Georgia Collegiate. He completed tied for sixteenth in Georgia whereas additionally inserting within the prime 25 4 occasions throughout the season together with his highest end coming on the Outdated City Membership Collegiate Invitational the place he positioned 14th at 5-under-par.
INDIVIDUALS AT DESERT MOUNTAIN
East Tennessee State
San Diego State
Maui Jim Intercollegiate
Mirabel Golf Membership – Scottsdale, Ariz. – Par 70 – 7118 Yards
Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course is as difficult and memorable as some other Prime 100 non-public golf group within the nation. It at present ranks because the No. 32 golf course within the state of Arizona.
Maui Jim Intercollegiate
Maui Jim Particular person
Friday, September 9 – First Spherical – Play begins at 11:00 a.m. with Wake Forest teeing off of No. 1
Saturday, September 10 – Second Spherical – Play begins at 12:40 p.m. with Wake Forest teeing off of No. 10
Sunday, September 11 – Third Spherical – Play begins at 10:00 a.m.