Men's Golf Heads To Las Vegas|
Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas will be the epicenter of college golf this weekend.
March 6, 2014
The Texas Tech men's golf team returns to the links this weekend for one of the top tournaments of the spring season at the Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas.
The 2014 Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters will boast arguably the best field in college golf over the next three days. The tournament features seven Top 10 squads, including the entire Top 5 according to this week's Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings. The tournament field includes No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Georgia Tech, No. 3 Oklahoma State, No. 4 California, No. 5 Georgia, No. 7 Texas A&M, No. 9 Stanford, No. 14 Oklahoma, No. 16 Texas, No. 18 New Mexico, No. 19 UCLA, No. 29 Arizona State, No. 33 UNLV, No. 42 TCU and No. 49 Texas Tech.
The tournament also features nine of the Top 10 individuals in this week's rankings. The Red Raiders enter the weekend in search of their second Top 10 finish of the spring season and their third of the year.
Texas Tech is ranked No. 49 as a team and is led by junior Matias Dominguez. Dominguez leads the team with a 72.6 stroke average (17 rounds) and logged a Top 10 finish at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational earlier this year.
Junior Esteban Restrepo has been playing the best golf of his career and owns a 72.5 stroke average (14 rounds).
The three-day tournament gets underway on Friday morning at 10 a.m. (CT). The Southern Highlands Golf Club covers 7,510 yards with par set at 72.
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