Stockton, Calif. - Continuing the tradition of taking on the best in dual match play every season, the Pacific golf team has setup a showdown with Stanford that will play out on February 20. The two teams will meet for a six-on-six match play event at the prestigious Preserve Golf Club in Carmel, Calif. where the Tigers and the Cardinal will pit player against player down their respective lineups.
The 18-hole Preserve course in Carmel, California features 7,067 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 74.3 and it has a slope rating of 142 on Bent grass. Designed by Thomas Fazio, ASGCA, the Preserve golf course opened in 2000.
For the Tigers, the match up against the Cardinal will be their first event of the Spring season and will act as a warm up to the second half of the 2011-12 tournament season which will kick off for Pacific on Feb. 26-27 at the USC Intercollegiate. The Tigers enter the second half of the year coming off of their best finish in 2011 as Pacific took home a fifth place finish at the Pacific Invitational to complete the Fall schedule.