Jayhawks Set to Host 2007 Kansas Invitational
Sept. 14, 2007
LAWRENCE, KAN. –
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The Jayhawks are three-time defending champions of the event, including Gary Woodland’s individual title in last year’s event. The Jayhawks will be looking to regroup after opening their season with a 17th-place finish at the St. Mary’s Invitational. True freshman Nate Barbee led the way for the Jayhawks with a 47th-place finish.
Alvamar Golf Club, developed by Bob Billings and opened in 1968, serves as the home course for the Jayhawk men’s golf team. The par-72, 7,092-yard course has been the exclusive host to the Kansas Invitational since its inaugural season.
The 16-team field, which includes Big 12 members KansasState and Nebraska, will begin play at 8:00 a.m. Monday.