Men's Golf Opens Up At Palouse Collegiate

The San Jose State University men's golf team opens the 2011 season on September 12 at the Palouse Collegiate Invitational in Pullman, Wash.

The Spartans finished in fifth place out of 16 teams in the Palouse Collegiate in 2010.

Jay Myers was the Spartans' top finisher at this tournament in 2010. He opened with a 64 (-8), setting a course record and went on to finish 12th overall at 212.

Along with Myers, head coach John Kennaday has selected: Matthew Hovan, Justin Estrada, Daniel Semmler and Christopher Lang as the starting five.

Washington State is the tournament host and along with San Jose State has invited: Boise State, British Columbia, UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton, Idaho, Loyola Marymount, North Idaho College, Sacramento State, San Jose State, Seattle, Spokane Community College, Utah Valley State and Whitworth.

The 54-hole tournament at the 7,308 yard par 71 Palouse Ridge Golf Club begins with 36 holes on September 12. The two-day event concludes with 18 holes on September 13.