Hawkeyes Head To Michigan

Sept. 11, 2006

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THIS WEEK — The University of Iowa men’s golf team will travel to Ann Arbor, MI, this weekend to compete in the Wolverine Intercollegiate. There will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Saturday and Sunday. Competition will consist of 36 holes Saturday and 18 Sunday.

THE COURSE — This weekend’s tournament will be played at the University of Michigan Golf Course. The course covers 6,704 yards and is a par 71.

THE FIELD — Teams competing, along with Iowa, include Akron, Ball State, Eastern Michigan, Furman, Kansas State, Miami (Ohio), Michigan, Missouri, Northern Illinois, Oregon State, Penn State, Western Illinois and Wisconsin.

NOTABLE COMPETITION — The Hawkeyes came in second to Western Illinois at the Hawkeye Intercollegiate. The top two individuals were also from Western Illinois. Iowa is slated to face Big Ten competition at Michigan for the first time this season. Last year, Michigan won the tournament and Iowa finished fifth, above Penn State and Wisconsin.

LAST TIME OUT — Iowa finished the Hawkeye Intercollegiate in second place with a score of 888. Junior Dan Holterhaus (+5) finished fifth, the highest of any Hawkeye. Holterhaus was followed by senior Jon Feldick (+8) who tied for 10th.

Name Year Hometown (High School)
1. Jon Feldick Sr. Coralville, IA (West)
2. Dan Holterhaus Jr. Cedar Rapids, IA (Kennedy)
3. Cole Peevler So. Keokuk, IA (Keokuk)
4. Scot Glasford Jr. Cedar Rapids, IA (Kennedy)
5. Adam Miller Jr. Fort Dodge, IA (Atlantic)
Ind. Bennet Hammerberg Sr. Cedar Rapids, IA (Washington)

HEAD COACH Terry Anderson — Anderson is in his 14th 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 — “The season is still early and we are looking to get good experience from going to Michigan. The team will be able to play on a new course against a very competitive field. I hope we can play to our capabilities. If we do, we’ll be in contention for a win.”