April 13, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's golf team is back in action this weekend, playing in the Princeton Invitational, being hosted by Princeton University at the Springdale Golf Club in New Jersey.
This year's is the 26th annual edition of Princeton's home tournament, which began in 1987. It has been played every year except 2003, when the scheduled event was rained out.
Including Georgetown, twelve teams will compete in the event, including all Ivy League teams - host Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard and Penn - as well as Rider, Rutgers, Saint Joseph's, Temple and Yale. The par-71 course measures 6,390 yards.
The Georgetown lineup will be led by seniors Brian Dorfman (Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek) and Taylor Hall (Roswell, Ga./Trinity Catholic). Dorfman finished in 12th place last weekend at the Villanova Invitational, while Hall led the team with a 32nd place finish at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate in the team's first outing of the spring.
Also playing for the Hoyas this weekend will be junior Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village), sophomore Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) and freshman Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep)
Yale has won the last two Princeton Invitational team and individual titles, last year beating Penn by six shots with Sam Bernstein, a sophomore this year, edging out 2010 individual champion and teammate Tom McCarthy by two shots.
Tee times will begin at 7:45 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday with 36 holes to be played Saturday and 18 Sunday. Tee times for Saturday are below.
Saturday First Round
7:45 a.m.: Columbia, Georgetown, Brown (1st Tee)
8:10 a.m.: Princeton (B), Cornell, Individuals (10th Tee)
8:27 a.m.: Princeton, Dartmouth, Penn (1st Tee)
8:55 a.m.: Rutgers, Rider, Saint Joseph's (10th Tee)
9:10 a.m.: Yale, Temple, Harvard (1st Tee)
Saturday Second Round
12:30 p.m.: 13th, 14th Places, Individuals (1st Tee)
12:55 p.m.: 10th, 11th, 12th Places (10th Tee)
1:13 p.m.: 7th, 8th, 9th Places (1st Tee)
1:40 p.m.: 4th, 5th, 6th Places (10th Tee)
1:55 p.m. 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places (1st Tee)