Alexa Anderson | Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Men travel to Arizona to compete in Desert Shootout

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PROVO, Utah — The BYU men’s golf team will continue its spring season this weekend as the team travels to Arizona to participate in the Desert Shootout on March 18-19.

The University of Denver’s Desert Shootout will be held at the Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Arizona. This will be the Cougars' fifth tournament of the spring season.

Twenty teams will compete in the event this weekend, including four teams from the GolfWeek.com Top 100: Boise State, BYU, No. 86 Colorado State, Denver, Eastern Michigan, George Washington, Grand Canyon, No. 87 Idaho, Iowa State, No. 41 Kansas, No. 65 Kansas State, Northern Colorado, Nebraska, Northern Illinois, SUU, Tulsa, UMKC, Omaha and Wichita State.

Earlier this week BYU took 10th place at the Lamkin Invitational in San Diego. Patrick Fishburn placed in the top 30 individually, shooting 8 over for the event. Fishburn shot a 71 in the third round.

Teams will play rounds one and two of the Desert Shootout Friday, and will finish the tournament with round three on Saturday. Action from the Desert Shootout can be followed live.

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