Golfweek's Conference Challenge
Monday, August 3, 2009
We are closing in on the 2009-10 college golf season, and here at Golfweek, we’re excited to be a part of the first big tournament of the new season.
The Golfweek Men’s Conference Challenge will be played Aug. 29-Sept. 1 at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside, Iowa, with 15 teams from 15 different conferences participating.
Men’s participants will be Florida St. (ACC), Xavier (Atlantic 10), Baylor (Big 12), South Florida (Big East), Coastal Carolina (Big South), Iowa (Big Ten), Virginia Commonwealth (Colonial), Memphis (Conference USA), Illinois St. (Missouri Valley), California (Pac-10), Vanderbilt (SEC), Georgia Southern (Southern), Texas-Arlington (Southland), Middle Tennessee (Sun Belt) and New Mexico St. (Western Athletic).
The Women’s Conference Challenge, sponsored the communications company VTech, will be played a couple of weeks later at Primm Valley’s Desert Course in Primm, Nev.
Women’s participants are East Tennessee St. (Atlantic Sun), Oklahoma St. (Big 12), Portland St. (Big Sky), Coastal Carolina (Big South), Ohio St. (Big Ten), UC Irvine (Big West), Georgia St. (Colonial), Southern Methodist (Conference USA), Harvard (Ivy League), Ball St. (Mid-American), Drake (Missouri Valley), UNLV (Mountain West), Jacksonville St. (Ohio Valley), California (Pac-10), Chattanooga (Southern Conference), Oral Roberts (Summit League), Fresno St. (Western Athletic) and Pepperdine (West Coast).
You can follow all of the action right here at Golfweek.com.