Men's golf preview: CSU wraps up regular season at Cougar Classic

April 25, 2012

By Gavin Davis
Athletic Media Relations

Next on the tee
The Colorado State men’s golf team is headed to Provo, Utah, for the 50th annual PING Cougar Classic hosted by BYU Friday and Saturday. The 54-hole tournament will be played at the Riverside Country Club. Two 18-hole rounds will be played on Friday followed by the final 18 holes on Saturday. Each day begins at 8:00 a.m. MT. Live Scoring will be available at

The course
The Riverside Country Club, located in Provo, is par 71 stretching 6,902 yards. The Rams have had success at Riverside in recent years. They have won team titles in 2011 and 2010 after placing second in 2009.

The field
The eight-team field will be made up of Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, UNLV, Southern Utah, Utah State and Wyoming. The Rams finished four strokes ahead of runner up UNLV in last season’s victory.

Rams Lineup
Zahkai Brown, Kirby Pettitt, Michael Wuertz, Cameron Harrell and Parker Edens will be swinging for Head Coach Jamie Bermel at Riverside this week. The Rams are looking for their third consecutive Cougar Classic team title Friday. Wuertz is coming off of a second place finish in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. Brown and Pettitt played in last season’s Cougar Classic. They finished 19th (217) and 32nd (219) respectively. This tournament will wrap up the 2011-12 regular season before Colorado State will head to the Mountain West Championship on May 4-6.