UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Rebels In Florida To Close Out Fall Season

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UNLV MEN’S GOLF IN FLORIDA TO CLOSE OUT FALL SEASON

Rebels will play at Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 20-22

 The UNLV men’s golf team will close out its fall season at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, which is being held at Isleworth Golf and Country Club (par 72, 7,387 yards) in Windermere, Fla., Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 20-22.

Hosted by UCF and Texas Tech, the 15-team field also includes Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida State, Georgia Regents-Augusta, Illinois, LSU, New Mexico, North Florida, TCU, Texas, UNLV and Vanderbilt.

The 54-hole stroke-play tournament will consist of three 18-hole rounds played each day with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. ET off No. 1 and 8:25 a.m. ET off No. 10.

Competing for UNLV will be sophomores AJ McInerney and Zane Thomas, juniors Kurt Kitayama and Carl Jonson, and freshman Taylor Montgomery.

California (+4) won by two strokes over New Mexico at last year’s Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, while Cal’s Michael Kim (-4) earned medalist honors by one shot. This will be UNLV’s first appearance in this tournament since 2005.

This will be the fourth and final tournament of the fall for the Rebels. They won the title at the Carmel Cup and finished fourth at the William H. Tucker in September, before finishing ninth at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate earlier this month.

Live scoring of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational will be available courtesy of Golfstat.com through a link at UNLVRebels.com or by clicking here.

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UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 16 Rebels Back In Action Monday-Tuesday

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NO. 16 UNLV MEN’S GOLF BACK IN ACTION ON MONDAY-TUESDAY

Rebels in Alabama for the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, Oct. 7-8

The UNLV men’s golf team, which moved up to No. 16 in the nation in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings on Friday, will be back in action this week on Monday, Oct. 7, and Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, which will be played at Old Overton Country Club (par 70, 7,204 yards) in Vestavia Hills, Ala.

The 12-team field includes host No. 1 Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Auburn, Mississippi State, North Carolina-Charlotte, Texas, No. 2 Texas A&M, Texas-San Antonio, No. 12 UAB, No. 16 UNLV and No. 17 Vanderbilt. The 54-hole stroke-play tournament will consist of 36 holes (first and second rounds) on Monday and 18 holes (final round) on Tuesday. Mondays’ first round will begin at 7:30 a.m. CT, with round two scheduled for 12:30 p.m. CT.

Competing for UNLV will be junior Kurt Kitayama, sophomore Zane Thomas, junior Carl Jonson, sophomore AJ McInerney and freshman Chris Tuulik.

Alabama has won the JPNI in five of the last seven years, including last season by four shots with a score of 17-over 857. The Crimson Tide’s Justin Thomas won medalist honors at the event last season by one shot at 2-under 208. UNLV finished fourth at last year’s JPNI at 28-over. McInerney was UNLV’s top finisher at the event among the players competing this year for the Rebels as he tied for 11th at 8-over 218. Jonson tied for 31st at 15-over, while Kitayama tied for 49th at 23-over.

Live scoring of the JPNI will be available courtesy of Golfstat.com through a link at UNLVRebels.com or by clicking here.

This will be UNLV’s third tournament of the fall. The Rebels won the stroke- and match-play titles at the Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach in Calif., to open the season, and finished fourth at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate in Albuquerque, N.M., both in September.

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UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Rebels To Play In Tucson This Weekend

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UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO PLAY IN TUCSON THIS
WEEKEND


National Invitational Tournament will be held
Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17

The UNLV men’s golf team will travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the Don Puckette National Invitational Tournament, which will be played at Omni Tucson National Golf Club (par 72, 7,094 yards) on Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17.

The 16-school, 54-hole tournament will consist of 36 holes played on Saturday and a final round of 18 holes taking place on Sunday. This year’s field is made up of Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Long Beach State, Nevada, Reno, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Oklahoma State, San Diego, San Diego State, SMU, TCU, Texas A&M, UNLV, UTEP and Wyoming. Play will begin at 8 a.m. MT each day.

The Rebels’ lineup includes senior Kevin Penner, junior Blake Biddle, freshman AJ McInerney, and sophomores Kurt Kitayama and Carl Jonson.

UNLV finished second (out of 12 teams) at last year’s NIT at 4-under 860, one shot back of team champion San Diego State. Penner turned in the Rebels’ best individual performance at 2-under, which tied for third place, 13 shots behind individual medalist J.J. Spaun from San Diego State.

In its last tournament, UNLV finished ninth at its own Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, which had a 15-team field including nine of the nation’s top-10 ranked teams. In seven events this season, UNLV has finished in the top four on four occasions.

Live scoring of the NIT will be available on the internet courtesy of Golfstat through a link at UNLVRebels.com.