The Toledo men’s golf team will host the 11th annual Inverness Intercollegiate with a 15-team field coming to play at the renowned par-71, 7,300-yard Inverness Club Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 21-22.
The 54-hole event will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. with 36 holes Monday and a tee time start of 8 a.m. with 18 holes Tuesday.
Headlining this year’s field will be six teams — No. 23 California, No. 32 Alabama-Birmingham, No. 39 East Tennessee State, No. 52 Ohio State, No. 54 Michigan and No. 55 Purdue — that were ranked in the Top 60 of the final 2014-15 Golfstat rankings.
Also making up the field will be No. 69 Yale, No. 84 Michigan State, No. 86 Mercer, No. 99 Kent State, No. 110 Miami, No. 148 host Toledo, No. 155 Northern Illinois, No. 164 Austin Peay and No. 174 Akron.
Last fall, Toledo finished in ninth place at the Inverness Intercollegiate. East Tennessee State won the 12-team field with a three-round score of 878 (+26) and held a two-stroke advantage over runner-up South Florida (880, +28).
The Inverness Club was founded in 1903 and along with The University of Toledo served as host for the 2009 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships. Inverness has also hosted four U.S. Opens, two U.S. Senior Opens, two PGA Championships and one U.S. Amateur.
Following the Inverness Intercollegiate, UT will travel to Akron, Ohio, to take part in the Firestone Invitational Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5-6.