BERKELEY – The California women’s golf team heads to Los Angeles this week to participate in the fifth annual Bruin Wave Invitational, hosted by UCLA and Pepperdine, at the El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana.
The 36-hole tournament will feature 14 teams at the par-71, 6,084-yard course from Feb. 15-16. Teams will play 18 holes each day with a 9 a.m. shotgun start slated for both days of the tournament.
Four of the top 10 teams in the country will compete at the tournament led by No. 1 USC and No. 2 UCLA along with No. 4 Washington and No. 9 Arizona. Also competing are Oklahoma State (12), California (30), UNLV (42), San Diego State (43), BYU, Cal State Northridge, Colorado, Long Beach State, New Mexico State, Oregon State, UNC Wilmington and Washington State.
This marks California’s first time at the Bruin Wave Invitational. Since its inaugural season in 2010, USC has won two titles while UCLA and Pepperdine have each won once. The tournament team record is held by the 2011 UCLA team at 860 (-4), while the individual record is held by Danielle Kang of Pepperdine with her 208 (-8) set in 2010.
COURSE: El Caballero Country Club (par 72; 6,173 yards) – Tarzana, Calif.
FORMAT: Two-day, 54-hole tournament with 36 holes the first day and 18 holes the second day. The top-four individuals from each five-member team with the lowest scores for each 18-hole round constitute the scoring members for that given round.
TEE TIMES: There will be a shotgun Monday beginning at 8 a.m. and Tuesday will begin with tee times on holes 1 & 10 at 7:30 a.m.
LIVE SCORING: Live scoring will be available on GolfStat.com
COMPETING TEAMS (GolfWeek Ranking as of Feb. 24, 2014) (1) USC (2) UCLA (4) Washington (9) Arizona (11) Pepperdine (12) Oklahoma State (30) California (42) UNLV (43) San Diego State BYU Cal State Northridge Colorado Long Beach State New Mexico State Oregon State UNC Wilmington Washington State