Men's Golf Continues Spring Season Sunday

March 15, 2014

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's golf team will head to Naples, Florida this weekend to compete in the Talis Park Challenge hosted by Ball State University at Talis Park Golf Club. The tournament will begin on Sunday, March 16th and will run until Monday.

The tournament consists of 54 holes, 36 of which will be played on Sunday and the other 18 will be played on Monday. The par-72 course measures 7,025 yards. There will be a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. each day.

The 14-team field consists of six teams ranked in the Top 100 Golf Week rankings and one is in the top 50. Austin Peay (No. 92), Ball State, Cincinnati (No. 95), Eastern Michigan, Florida Gulf Coast (No. 99), Indiana (No. 78), IUPUI, Miami University, Northern Illinois,Notre Dame (No. 90), Toledo, Vanderbilt (No. 18), Wichita State, and Xavier. 

Freshman Jared O'Kelley (Canton, Ga./Creekview High School) led all Bearcats at the USF Invitational, tying for 22nd  with a career-best 3-under par 75-69-69=213. Junior John Michael O'Toole tied for 31st place when he shot 2-under 68-78-68=214.

Live scoring for the tournament is available at and