Alexa Anderson | Posted: 6 Apr 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars to host 2017 PING Cougar Classic

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PROVO, Utah — BYU men’s golf returns to Provo to host the 2017 PING Cougar Classic on Monday and Tuesday at Riverside Country Club.

The Cougars are coming off of a fifth-place finish at the Seattle Redhawk Invitational on April 3-4 where Patrick Fishburn, Peter Kuest and Rhett Rasmussen claimed top-20 finishes.

BYU will host 10 incoming universities at the 2017 PING Cougar Classic—UAB, Boise State, Loyola Marymount, Pacific, Saint Mary’s, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Utah, Utah Valley and Westminster.

Teams will play 54 holes over two days on the par-72, 7,142-yard course. Rounds one and two will be played on Monday with a third and final round on Tuesday.

First-round play will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. MDT. Links to live stats can be found on the BYU men’s golf schedule page.

The Cougars placed first as a team in the 2016 PING Cougar Classic, shooting 35-under. BYU's Austen Christiansen took first individually with an 11-under-par performance.

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