Golf Opens Play at Louisiana Classics Monday



March 9, 2014

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech’s men’s golf team looks to build off its second place finish at the Argent Financial Classic as play opens up at the Louisiana Classics Monday in Lafayette.

The Louisiana Classics is slated to get underway at 8 a.m. both days with a shotgun start on Monday, while teams will start off of holes one and 10 on Tuesday. Host Louisiana-Lafayette, No. 9 Illinois, Illinois State, Kansas, Louisiana Tech, No. 33 LSU, No. 47 New Mexico State, Southeastern Louisiana, Southern Miss, Texas State, Tulsa and UTSA make up the 12 team field.

The 29th Annual Louisiana Classics will offer streaming live video for the second straight year with a new format for this year’s tournament, head coach Theo Sliman announced on Thursday. The tournament takes place March 10-11 at Oakbourne Country Club. Coverage starts at 9 a.m. on both days.

Fans will have multiple viewing options this year as they can choose between watching constant action on holes nine and 18 as well as a live broadcast with Dan McDonald and Gerald Broussard providing commentary on all of the action.

A new addition this year will be the feature group on Tuesday. Fans will get a chance to follow leading group from the three top teams heading into the final round as all 18 holes of action will be streamed live.

Victor Lange leads a Bulldog squad that was two shots of upending North Texas last weekend in Ruston.

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