Hawkeyes To Tee Off Spring Season In South Carolina

Feb. 22, 2006

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THIS WEEK The Iowa men’s golf team will begin its spring season at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate Monday February 27 at Hilton Head, SC. Iowa will compete against Davidson, East Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Furman, Iowa State, Kansas State, Marquette, Northern Illinois, Miami (OH), Tennessee-Chattanooga, Toledo, Wofford, South Carolina-Aiken and host Francis Marion University. The tournament will be held at the Wexford Golf Club and begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The golf course is par 72 and 6,828 yards long.

LAST TIME OUT — Iowa was one stroke behind Drake and finished second at the Big Four Championships to finish its fall season. The Hawkeyes placed in the top-five in all five of their tournaments last fall.

THIS WEEK'S LINEUP --   Name              Yr.    Hometown (High School)1. Cole Peevler      Fr. Keokuk, IA (Keokuk)2. Jon Feldick        Jr. Coralville, IA (Iowa City West)3. Todd Larson      Jr. Marion, IA (Linn-Mar)4. Andy Tiedt      Sr. Cedar Rapids, IA (Xavier)5. Bennett Hammerberg Jr.  Cedar Rapids, IA (Washington)="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://hawkeyesports.com/http:%3E%3C/pre%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cp%3E%3Cbr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Cstrong%3E%3Cu%3EPEEVLER%20LEADING%20HAWKS%3C/u%3E%20--%3C/strong%3E%20Freshman%20%3Ca%20href="/roster.aspx?rp_id=2978" class="imported_story_link" oldlink="/sports/m-golf/mtt/peevler_cole01.html">Cole        Peevler is listed as Iowa's top golfer for the tournament.. Peevler leads Iowa in        average (71.35), low round (65), best finish (T2nd), top 20 finishes (5) and top 10        finishes (4). He also has Iowa's best finish in three of the last four tournaments.        

HEAD COACH Terry Anderson Anderson is in his 13th year as Iowa’s head coach. Anderson was a four-year letterman at Iowa State. He also serves as the Director of Golf at Iowa’s Finkbine Golf Course. He was named the PGA Golf Professional of the Year for the Iowa PGA Section in 1998 and 2004.

QUOTING COACH ANDERSON “We are a little anxious to go out and start playing again. We’ve mainly focused on getting mentally prepared to play and hoping to keep a conservative gameplan. This looks like it will be a shorter course but also tight. We played well in the fall and are hoping to start off strong this spring.”