MANAKIN-SABOT, Va. – Virginia Commonwealth University is set to host the eighth annual VCU Shootout Sept. 24-25 at Hermitage Country Club.
A 12-team field that includes VCU in-state rivals George Mason, James Madison, Richmond, Old Dominion and Virginia Tech, as well as East Carolina, Iowa State, Maryland, UNC Greensboro and Wichita State. The teams will vie for the 2012 title on Hermitage's picturesque Manakin Course.
Teams will tee off with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. Monday morning on the 6,955-yard, par 72 layout. Players will complete two rounds (36 holes) Monday and return Tuesday for the final round.
Last year's individual champion, Scott Fernandez of Iowa State returns to defend his title.
Live scoring will be available through Golfstat.com. Follow VCUAthletics.com for updates and results throughout the tournament.
2012 VCU SHOOTOUT
Hermitage Country Club (Manakin-Sabot, Va.)
6,955 Yards, Par 72
2011 Team Champion: Virginia (-27)
2011 Individual Champion: Scott Fernandez, Iowa State (-11)
VCU Shootout Records
Team scoring record (total): 825, Wake Forest, 2008
Team scoring record (to par): -27, Wake Forest, 2008; Virginia, 2011
Individual scoring record (total): 201, Dustin Garza (-12), Wichita State, 2008; Brendan Gielow (-12), Wake Forest, 2008; Kevin Foley (-15), Penn State, 2007
Individual scoring record (to par): -15, Kevin Foley, Penn State, 2007