February 20, 2020 - by
2020 Seminole Intercollegiate: The Info

Looking to attend this weekend’s Seminole Intercollegiate? Here are some things you need to know:

What days are the tournament being played? The 44th Seminole Intercollegiate will be played on Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23.

Where is the tournament this year? This year’s tournament takes place at Golden Eagle Country Club for the third consecutive year. Golden Eagle is widely known as one of the top courses in North Florida.

Is there any cost to attending the tournament? Absolutely not! Come out to Golden Eagle Country Club and watch some quality golf!

What teams are participating this year? There are 14 teams participating in this year’s Seminole Intercollegiate. Based on their golfstat rankings, they include in order Washington (17), East Tennessee State (24), North Florida (26), Liberty (29), Florida State (46), West Virginia (47), James Madison (49), Kent State (59), South Alabama (101), Troy (105), Chattanooga (123), Jacksonville (141), Southern Illinois (181) and North Alabama (N/A/). There will be seven Top 50 teams at this year’s tournament, making it one of the most competitive fields in tournament history.

How can I follow the leaderboard at the tournament? Head to Golfstat.com on your phone, tablet or any other device and follow the action. Scoring will be updated every three holes played.

What is the playing format? A shot-gun style format where each teams tees off at once will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Thirty-six holes will be played on Saturday, and 18 holes will be played on Sunday in the final round beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sunday’s tee times, however, are fixed and will not be in a shot-gun format.

When are the practice round times? The practice rounds at Golden Eagle Country Club will be held on Friday, February 21. Tee times run from 9 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

How has Florida State fared historically in this event? Under Head Coach Trey Jones, Florida State has won the Seminole Intercollegiate six times since the 2008 tournament, with notable alums Brooks Koepka, Daniel Berger and Hank Lebioda having strong performances during that time span in Tallahassee. Current junior John Pak won the tournament two years ago as a freshman.

What are some intriguing storylines for this year’s tournament? Here are a few:

    • Florida State is led by two Top 50 golfers in junior John Pak (ninth) and senior Jamie Li (49th). The two veterans look to guide FSU to another win at Golden Eagle.
    • This year’s tournament field will be one of the most competitive yet. Last year there were eight teams in the Top 100. This year there are also eight Top 100 teams, but seven alone in the Top 50.
    • With so many talented golfers gracing the Big Bend area this weekend, fans are encouraged to treat this event like you would a PGA Tour event. Follow some golfers, watch them go to work and maybe learn a few things on the way!

Will there be any tournament programs? Fans can pick up tournament programs beginning on Friday at Golden Eagle Country Club. Or you can download it.

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