Oct. 12, 2000

The No. 10/19 University of Oklahoma Men's Golf team heads to Durham, N.C., to compete in the 2000 Iron Duke Golf Classic on Oct. 15-16 at the 7,104-yard, par-72 Duke Golf Club.

Field For Duke Golf Classic
Augusta State
Ohio State
Old Dominion
Purdue
SMU
Tulsa
Virginia
Virginia Tech
Virginia Commonweatlh
(21) Wake Forest
Duke
East Tennessee State
Florida Southern
Maryland
New Mexico
(22) North Carolina
(25) N.C. State
(19) Oklahoma

( ) - Mastercard Rankings as of 10/12/00

Sooner Golfers in the Rankings
OU appears 19th in the Mastercard Rankings. In the latest Golfweek rankings the Sooners are ranked 10th. Individually in the Golfweek rankings, junior Cody Freeman is ranked 13th while sophomore Matt Cohn is 35th.

The Projected Starting Lineup

Kelsey Cline (Sr., Yukon, Okla.) - Making the 38th start of his career at Oklahoma . . . finished tied for 23rd place at the Red River Classic . . . led the Sooners in the second round firing a season-low round of 68 . . . finished tied for 19th at Inverness Intercollegiate marking his first top-20 finish since tying for 11th at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate last Spring.

Cline's Career Numbers

StartsRoundsStrokesLow Avg.
37 108 8,042 6774.46

Matt Cohn (So., La Jolla, Calif.) - His 11th start as a Sooner, Cohn finished tied for 20th place at the Red River Classic . . . it was his fourth-straight tournament to finish in the top 20 . . . matched his lowest round of the season (69) in the second round in Dallas . . . led OU at the Ridges Intercollegiate tying for third at four under par (212) after shooting a final-round score of 72.

Cohn's Career Numbers

StartsRoundsStrokesLow Avg.
10 37 2,694 6572.81

Martin Flores (Fr., Mansfield, Texas) - Making his fifth start for OU . . . finished tied for 39th at the Red River Classic . . . carded his lowest round of the season (70) at the Red River Classic in the second round . . . recorded his first collegiate top-10 finish at the Inverness Intercollegiate where he tied for 10th while leading the Sooners to a second-place finish as a team . . . shot a total of 223 to finish 10 over par at the Inverness and 10 strokes off of the lead . . . made an impressive debut at the Ridges Intercollegiate Invitational finishing tied for 20th after shooting a score of 217 to finish one over par . . . posted back to back rounds of 71 in the first two rounds of The Ridges to lead the defending NCAA Champion Luke Donald.

Flores' Career Numbers

StartsRoundsStrokesLow Avg.
412881703.42

Cody Freeman (Jr., Arnett, Okla.) - This will be his 16th career start for the Sooners . . . led the OU team for the second straight week at the Red River Shootout finishing tied for 11th . . . shot his lowest round of the season (68) in the final round in Dallas . . . led the Sooners at the Windon Memorial tying for second in his first start of the season . . . fired an overall score of 218 (-2) to finish one shot off the lead.

Freeman's Career Numbers

StartsRoundsStrokesLowAvg.
15533,8986673.55

John Kidwell (So., Dallas, Texas) - Starting the ninth tournament of his career as a Sooner . . . playing as an individual in the Red River Classic where he tied Cody Freeman for 11th after shooting 73-67-72=212 . . . his second round score of 67 was the lowest round of his career at Oklahoma . . . currently holds the lowest scoring average on the team (70.67) . . . started in eight tournament for OU last season . . . finished with a 75.1 scoring average in the 99-00 season.

Kidwell's Career Numbers

StartsRoundsStrokesLowAvg.
8322,3896774.7