Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate

David Toms follows his shot out of the rough on the 17th hole during the third round of play at the Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 21, 2011.

Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate


Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate

Michigan State drew teams from across the country for the Colleton River Collegiate at the Colleton River Dye Course in Bluffton, S.C.

Kennesaw State headlines the nine-team field, coming in as the only team ranked in the top 50 of the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.

The field includes: Connecticut, Detroit, Kennesaw State (No. 38), Miami (Ohio), Michigan State, Oakland, Rutgers, Seattle and Winthrop.

Kennesaw State opened its spring slate at The Farms Collegiate Invitational, picking up a runner-up finish. Junior Jimmy Beck, the No. 36 individual in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, tied for first at the tournament.

Host Michigan State was in action at the Big Ten Match Play Championship previously. The Spartans went 2-1 at the event, finishing with a win over Wisconsin.

Penn State won the tournament last year, but will not return to defend its title.

The tournament featured only four teams a year ago.


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