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Utah Golf Prepares for John Burns Intercollegiate

Sophomore Gentry Hicks has made the travelling squad for every event this season. Burns marks his seventh event.

Sophomore Gentry Hicks has made the travelling squad for every event this season. Burns marks his seventh event.

Feb. 18, 2013

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SALT LAKE CITY- University of Utah golf team heads to Kahuku, O'ahu, Hawai'i, to compete in the 37th annual John Burns Intercollegiate, Feb. 20-22. The tournament will be played on the par-72, 7,218-yard Palmer Golf Course at Turtle Bay Resort.

Format
One round will be played each day, with a 7:30 a.m. HST shotgun start.

The Field
The Utes will compete in an impressive 15-team field that features four squads ranked in the Top 25. Among them will be defending champion and third-ranked California who captured last year's event with a 17-under 847 (270-286-291). Joining them will be No. 10 Texas A&M, No. 13 UNLV and No. 23 New Mexico, along with Utah's historic rival, BYU.

Utah at the John Burns Intercollegiate
In 2012 Gentry Hicks, then a freshman, led Utah with a 227 (74-74-79). The team finished 17th with a 921 (305-302-314).

The Utes have a long history at the Burns Intercollegiate, competing in 15 of the last 19 events since 1994. Utah's best result was a 10th-place finish in 2003 as the team shot an even-par 864 (287-286-291).

Last Time Out
The Utes placed 14th at the Arizona Intercollegiate with a 910 (306-295-309), Jan. 28-29. The top Ute was junior Daniel Engle, who posted a 225 (75-70-80).

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