Men's Golf Opens Season At Marshall Invitational

Korey Ward took 1st place in the 2012 Marshall Invite

Korey Ward took 1st place in the 2012 Marshall Invite

Sep 8, 2013

CINCINNATI - In his twenty-fifth year as head coach, Doug Steiner will lead the Xavier Musketeers men’s golf team to the Marshall Invitational at Guyan Golf & Country Club in Huntington, W.V., Sept. 9-10.

The 15-team field includes Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Cleveland State, Dayton, Eastern Kentucky, High Point, Loyola (Maryland), Marshall, Northern Kentucky, Ohio, Richmond, Western Kentucky, William & Mary, Wright State and Xavier.

The Marshall Invitational will be played at Guyan Golf & Country Club. Layout is a 6523-yard, par-71 configuration. The tournament consists of three rounds. Current junior Korey Ward won the 2012 Marshall Invitational with a three-round total of 9-under-par (69-66-69). Last year in Huntington, Xavier finished in a tie for seventh place as a team with a three-round total of 867 (289-288-290).

Xavier will sport a five-person lineup of Korey Ward (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West), Yuki Kato (Las Vegas, Nev./Faith Lutheran), Matt Wetterich (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle HS), Tanapol Vattanapisit (Rayong, Thailand/The Pendleton School) and Patrick Horsting (Kent, United Kingdom/Loretto Golf Academy). Freshman Joo-Young Lee (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Darby) will compete as an individual.

Yuki Kato, Sr.
Tanapol Vattanapisit, Jr.
Korey Ward, Jr.
Matt Wetterich , Fr.
Patrick Horsting, So.
Joo-Young Lee, Fr.

TOURNAMENT FIELD (June 2013 Golf Week Ranking)
Bowling Green (205)
Cincinnati (212)
Cleveland State (168)
Dayton (225)
Eastern Kentucky (185)
High Point (184)
Loyola (Maryland) (198)
Marshall (156)
Northern Kentucky (196)
Ohio (222)
Richmond (119)
Western Kentucky (175)
William & Mary
Wright State (255)
Xavier (163)