Sooners To Open 2022-23 Season at Frederica Cup

September 6, 2022

Sept. 7-8 / 54 Holes / St. Simons Island, Ga. / Frederica Golf Membership / Reside Scoring

NORMAN — The Oklahoma males’s golf group is about to open its 2022-23 marketing campaign on the Frederica Cup this week in St. Simons Island, Ga. 

The eight-team event, which is able to showcase 5 ranked squads with three within the prime 10, will present a troublesome check for head coach Ryan Hybl‘s group out of the gate. The Sooners completed final season with the nation’s hardest power of schedule and gained a school-record tying seven tournaments. 

“A brand new journey begins for us this week and we’re able to get going,” Hybl stated after Tuesday’s follow spherical. “Faculty golf season hits us in a short time however we have guys which might be chomping on the bit. Frederica is a good golf course and the sphere is firstclass. We won’t wait to get going tomorrow.”

The 2-day, 54-hole event encompasses a six-count-five format, breaking from most tournaments the Sooners have performed in over the previous few seasons. The Oklahoma lineup boasts a pair of All-America honorees in Patrick Welch and Drew Goodman, in addition to skilled golfers Stephen Campbell Jr. and Jaxon Dowell. Redshirt junior and 2022 U.S. Novice match play qualifier Jake Holbrook makes his first look within the lineup since 2019-20, and freshman Jase Summy makes his school debut. 

THE FIELD WITH GOLFWEEK RANKING

No. 1 Vanderbilt
No. 6 Texas Tech
No. 9 Oklahoma
No. 15 Arkansas
No. 19 Georgia
Mississippi State
Ohio State
TCU

OKLAHOMA LINEUP

Drew Goodman, So., Norman, Okla. – Broke Oklahoma freshman scoring report in 2022, firing a 71.29 (-0.23) common … 2022 All-America honorable point out … 2022 Nationwide All-Freshman choice … Completed final season because the No. 3 freshman within the nation … Performed in all 13 occasions for the Sooners final season … Posted 10 top-20 finishes with 4 prime 10s in profession … 11 rounds within the 60s as a freshman … Posted a runner-up end at 2022 Southern Highlands by signing for a OU freshman report 205 (-11) … Two-time AJGA All-American … Medalist of 2018 Underneath Armour Jordan Spieth Championship … No. 16 recruit in 2021 class per Golfweek and No. 1 in state of Oklahoma. 

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RANK: Golfstat – 36 | Golfweek/Sagarin – 62 | WAGR – 93

Stephen Campbell Jr., R-So., Richmond, Texas – Performed in 11 occasions for OU in first season in lineup final 12 months … Posted season-best end of T5 on the East Lake Cup … 5 rounds within the 60s … Gained 2019 TAPPS 5A State Championship and set state scoring report (131) … Represented Crew USA on the 2019 Junior President’s Cup … Completed in prime 10 on the 2020 Dustin Johnson Junior World Championship.

RANK: Golfstat – 167 | Golfweek/Sagarin – 141  | WAGR – 305

Jaxon Dowell, R-So., Edmond, Okla. – Performed in 5 occasions for the Sooners final season … Made collegiate debut on the Colonial Collegiate the place he completed tied for seventh … Went 3-1-1 at Large Match Play … Went 2-0 in East Lake Cup matches, together with semifinal win over Eugenio Chacarra-Lopez … No. 8 golfer within the nation in 2020 recruiting class … Grabbed fourth on the Oklahoma Stroke Play Championship (June 2021) … Third place on the Silver State Novice (June 2021) … Completed third on the 2020 Oklahoma State Novice … Gained the 2019 Oklahoma Junior Boys Championship. 

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RANK: Golfstat – NR| Golfweek/Sagarin – 15* | WAGR – 448

Patrick Welch, R-Sr., Aliso Viejo, Calif. – Three-time All-American (2019, 2021, 2022) … 2022 Large 12 All-Event Crew … Ranked No. 9 in PGA TOUR U rating … Two profession wins, together with one at Southern Highlands in 2022 … Owns college report for low spherical of 62 (-10) at Puerto Rico Basic … Profession common of 71.60 is fourth lowest in program historical past … Swings crosshanded … Gained the 2014 Drive, Chip and Putt championship at Augusta. 

RANK: Golfstat – 40 | Golfweek/Sagarin – 42 | WAGR – 51 | PGA Tour U: 9

Jase Summy, Fr., Keller, Texas – Making collegiate debut … Two-time Rolex junior All-American … Member of 2020 and 2022 Wyndham Cup groups … Posted eight top-five finishes at AJGA occasions … 2021 Jordan Spieth Underneath Armour Champion … Runner-up on the 2021 Junior Byron Nelson Championship, completed fifth in 2022 … Two-time TAPPS 5A state runner-up and completed third in 2022. 

RANK: Golfstat – NR | Golfweek/Sagarin – NR | WAGR – 960

Jake Holbrook, R-Jr., Granbury, Texas – Making first look within the OU lineup since 2019-20 … Performed in three tournaments in 2019-20 … Completed T9 at 2020 Puerto Rico Basic after a career-low 69 within the opening spherical … Performed unattached at 2022 Indy Collegiate event and completed T12 … 2022 U.S. Novice Match Play qualifier … 2021 Oklahoma Stroke Play champion … Runner-up on the GCAA Novice Sequence occasion at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Membership in 2020. 

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RANK: Golfstat – NR | Golfweek/Sagarin – NR | WAGR – 418

*signifies participant has not participated within the minimal variety of occasions wanted to be ranked

THE COURSE

Frederica Golf Membership is among the premier programs in St. Simons Island, Ga. Designed by Tom Fazio in collaboration with Sir Michael Bonallack of the Royal and Historical Golf Membership of St. Andrews, the course has been referred to as one in every of Fazio’s best. The 7,309-yard, par-72 course opened in 2005 and is called one in every of Georgia’s prime golf programs. 

FORMAT

The eight-team, 54-hole event will use a six-count-five format the place six play, however solely 5 scores are counted towards the group leaderboard. Golfers will play 36 holes on Wednesday earlier than concluding with Thursday’s closing spherical. 

TEE TIMES AND PAIRINGS

The Sooners tee off at 7:24 a.m. CT Wednesday with Jake Holbrook getting issues began. Oklahoma is paired with Arkansas for day one.  

LIVE STATS

Reside scoring shall be accessible on Golfstat.com.