Men’s Golf Prepped For Old Waverly Collegiate
Baton Rouge, La. – The 25th-ranked LSU men’s golf team will begin play at the Old Waverly Collegiate on Friday. The tournament will be played at the Old Waverly Golf Club (West Point, Miss.) with 18 holes contested on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Old Waverly will play as a par 72 at 7,088 yards on the dot, and the tournament dates back to 2013. LSU won the event in 2018 by a margin of 13 shots with a 9-under 855 that featured a five shot comeback in the third and final round.
Mississippi State is hosting the tournament that is welcoming 12 additional teams to the event in addition to the Tigers. Friday’s play begins at 10 a.m. CT and the following two days of play will begin at 8 a.m. CT; LSU will tee off at 11:40 a.m. CT on Friday morning alongside Arkansas and Alabama. Seven teams ranked in the top 25 alongside the No. 25 LSU Tigers will be in action including No. 9 Texas A&M, No. 10 Vanderbilt, No. 13 Georgia, No. 20 Texas Tech, No. 21 Tennessee, No. 22 Arkansas, and No. 24 Alabama.
LSU will go with a starting lineup of Garrett Barber, Nicholas Arcement, Drew Doyle, Michael Sanders, and Connor Gaunt. Chris Woollam will also make the trip and play as and individual. This same lineup produced LSU’s best finish of the season two weeks ago with a tie for third place at the Tiger Invitational in Opelika, Alabama.
Barber leads LSU with a scoring average of 70.82 this season and is coming off his second top-10 showing of the season last time out. Doyle (72.50 avg.), Sanders (72.67 avg.), Arcement (72.80 avg.), and Gaunt (73.33 avg.) round out LSU’s starting five. Chirs Woollam owns a scoring average of 75.17 this season.