OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Stanford men’s golf team opens the 2013-14 season this weekend at the Olympia Fields/ Fighting Illini Invitational, held at the Olympia Fields Country Club North Course, a Par 70, 7,177 yard course.
The teams will play 18 holes each day and live scoring will be available on GoStanford.com.
The North Course has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the site of the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championship, to be played August 24-30. Designed by Willie Park and opened in 1923, the North Course was the site of three previous USGA championships: the 1928 U.S. Open (won by Johnny Farrell), the 1997 U.S. Senior Open (won by Graham Marsh) and the 2003 U.S. Open (won by Jim Furyk). It also hosted the 1925 and 1961 PGA Championships. The South Course, a 1915 Tom Bendelow design that recently underwent a major restoration by Steve Smyers Golf Course Architects, recently hosted the 2011 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship and the 2012 Jr. Ryder Cup.
When: Fri.-Sun., Sept. 13-15
Tournament: Olympia Fields/ Fighting Illini Invitational
Where: Olympia Fields, Ill.
Course: Olympia Fields, Ill. | North Course | Par 70, 7,117 yards
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