University of Kansas Men's Golf To Host The 2005 Kansas Invitational

Sept. 18, 2005


The University of Kansas men’s golf team will host the 2005 Kansas Invitational at the Alvamar Golf Club in Lawrence, Kan. The 54-hole tournament will be played on Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 19-20, 2005. The first day will consist of 36 holes with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. and 18 holes on Tuesday with an 8:30 a.m. start.

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 in 1983.

The Jayhawks are the defending champions in this tournament after taking last year’s title by seven strokes. Former Jayhawk golfer Kevin Ward was last year’s champion.

The 17-team field consists of:
Illinois State
Missouri State
Oklahoma City
South Dakota State
UC Davis
Western Kentucky
Oral Roberts
Dodge City Community College
Northern Iowa
Northern Illinois
Cleveland State