Sooners look to record first victory of season at UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational Feb. 11-12.
Feb. 10, 2013
NORMAN, Okla. -- The 45th-ranked University of Oklahoma men's golf team opens its spring season this week at the UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational in San Antonio, Texas. The University of Texas-San Antonio hosts the 54-hole tournament to be played Feb. 11-12 at the 6,765-yard, par-71 Oak Hills Country Club.
"Honestly, our expectation is to compete and try to win this golf tournament," OU head coach Ryan Hybl said. "I think the field is such a field that if our guys go out and perform like we are capable of, we should be able to compete and come down to the last couple of holes with an opportunity to win. That is all you can ask for in golf."
The 14-team field features five teams ranked in the Golfweek/Sagarin Top 50, including the Sooners. Big 12 opponents competing will be No. 39 Baylor, Iowa State and Kansas State. Other teams in the field include host UTSA, No. 28 Tulsa, No. 38 North Texas, No. 50 Wichita State, Houston Baptist, Louisiana-Lafayette, McNeese State, Southeastern Louisiana, Texas State and UT Arlington.
In last year's tournament, the Sooners finished second with a three-round 862 (+10). Texas Tech won the event for the fourth consecutive year, finishing three shots ahead of OU.
This year's UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational will consist of two rounds on Monday (beginning with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.) and the final round on Tuesday (tee times starting at 7:30 a.m.). Live scoring will be available at GolfStat.com.
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