* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowboys will return to the desert to host their second event of the spring season in Palm Desert, Calif., on Wednesday-Friday, March 1-3 when they welcome 15 other teams to the 2023 Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate.

The Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif., will serve as the host course for this week’s event.

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A year ago, Charlotte won the team title, shooting a 839 (-25) and Ben Woodruff of Charlotte captured medalist honors, firing a 206 (-10).  While Charlotte doesn’t return to defend its title in 2023, third-place Wyoming is one of 11 teams returning from last year’s tournament field.


2023 Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate Tournament

Tournament Field

•The 16 teams in this year’s field include: host Wyoming, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge, Colorado, Fresno State, Hawai’i, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, Tarleton State, Texas State, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UT Arlington, Utah and Utah Tech.


Highest Ranked Teams in the Field

•As of the most recent college golf rankings (Feb. 21, 2023), here are the highest ranked teams entering the tournament:

Golfstat Rankings: Colorado (47), Fresno State (88), Utah (104), CS Fullerton (107), Texas State (115), UC Irvine (118) and Wyoming (124)

Sagarin Rankings: Colorado (59), CS Fullerton (84), Fresno State (93), Utah (105), Texas State (120) and Wyoming (126) 


Tournament Stats

• Live scoring will be available on GolfStat.com at: https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=27526


Course Information

•Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif., 7,305 yards, Par 72


Tournament Format and Tee Times

•18 holes on Wednesday, March 1, 7 a.m., P.T., Off Holes 1 and 10

•18 holes on Thursday, March 2, 7 a.m., P.T., Off Holes 1 and 10

•18 holes on Friday, March 3, 7 a.m., P.T., Off Holes 1 and 10

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