University of Georgia Athletics

ATHENS, Georgia — The Georgia men’s golf team will continue the fall portion of their program this week at the Ben Hogan Collegiate Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas.

Field: Georgia, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Oklahoma, Arizona State, Florida, Georgia Tech, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, North Carolina, Southern Cal, Oregon, Texas, Wake Forest, Pepperdine, TCU.

Timing and format: The teams will play 36 holes on Monday, starting with a tee shot at 9:15 a.m. The teams will then play 18 holes on Tuesday with tee times for numbers 1 and 10 at 9:00 a.m.

Course: Colonial Country Club (par 70, 7,204 yards).

Composition of Georgia: Seniors Nicholas Cassidy, Connor Ceasyand Ben Van Wyk; junior Caleb-Manuel; and second Maxwell Ford.

Last time: The Bulldogs came sixth in stroke play and lost a 3-2 decision to Alabama in SEC Match Play.

Coach Chris Haak Said: “We are so excited about this opportunity. It is an exceptional course and a legendary course, so it will be a great test for golf. I have been pleased with our progress and our efforts this fall, and when the five guys started at the same time, we can do special things.”

News and Notes: Cassidy recorded career bests for finish (fifth), round (5-under 65) and tournament (11-under 199) in SEC Match Play… Creasy recorded career bests with seventh place at 14-under 202 in the Frederica Cup … Brumlow (6-under 66) and Cassidy (5-under 67) also had the best loops of their careers … Manuel spent his first two seasons at UConn …van Wyk’s last name is pronounced fun-vake…Cassidy and Creasy are the Bulldogs’ team captains this season…Ford’s brother David plays for North Carolina. Maxwell, David and Abigail (who is a student at Georgia) are triplets… Colonial has hosted the PGA Tour’s Colonial National Invitational since 1946, the longest non-major tour to be held in one location.

Social media: News and updates can be found at @UGAGolf.

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