Men's Golf preview: Morris Williams Intercollegiate
WHAT: Texas hosts the 41st annual Morris Williams Intercollegiate; the tournament is named in memory of former UT golf star Morris Williams, who died in an Air Force jet crash in 1953.
Former champions of the Morris Williams Intercollegiate include Fred Couples, Ben Crenshaw, Brad Elder, Bob Estes, Justin Leonard, Phil Mickelson and Payne Stewart.
WHERE: Austin Country Club - Austin, Texas; par 72, 6,906 yards
WHEN: The tournament field will play 36 holes on Monday, March 26 and 18 holes on Tuesday, March 27; the action begins on Monday at 8:30 a.m. Central with a shotgun start; Tuesday's final round begins at 7:30 a.m. at the first and 10th holes.
WHO: The tournament features Texas, Auburn, BYU, Kent State, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Purdue, TCU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tulsa and UNLV.
2006 MORRIS WILLIAMS TEAM CHAMPION: Oklahoma State, 850 (-14)