Site: Inverness Club (Toledo, Ohio)
Dates: Sept. 19-20, 2005
Format: 54 holes, 36 Monday, 18 Tuesday
Course Stats: 7,255 yards, par 71
2004 Team Champion: Kentucky, 296-289-292=877 (+25)
2004 Individual Champion: John Holmes (UK), 74-65-74=213 (E)
2005 Field: Central Florida, Coastal Carolina, #6 Florida, Illinois, Kent State, Kentucky, Michigan State, Navy, Nebraska, Ohio State, #11 Southern California, #12 TEXAS, #17 Texas Christian, Toledo, Vanderbilt.
1. Matt Mills (Sr., London, England)
2. Farren Keenan (Jr., Middleesex, England)
3. Jhonattan Vegas (Jr., Maturin, Venezuela)
4. Jace Moore (So., Southlake, Texas)
5. Kevin Schultz (So., Richardson, Texas)
12th - Golf World
15th - Golfweek
Last Year's Tournament
Texas did not compete at the 2004 Inverness Intercollegiate. Kentucky took the team championship with a 25-over-par performance. Michigan State finished second, eight shots back, while Kent State took third at 34-over.
Kentucky's John Holmes won medalist honors by one stroke over Kent State's Peter Laws. Holmes fired a low round of 65 for his second 18 to finish even par.
Last Time Out
The Longhorns will hit the course as a team at the Inverness Intercollegiate for the first time since the 2005 NCAA Championships.
Senior Matt Mills won the 62nd Massingill Trophy on Wednesday, Sept. 14 after finishing the five-round intrasquad tournament with a total score of 352, including a tournament low 68 on Day 2. Mills went into the final round, held at the University of Texas Golf Club, with a three stroke lead over Farren Keenan, who tied Mills' Day 2 score with an identical 68. Both finished the tourney with even par 72, allowing Mills to take the medalist honors by three strokes.
The tournament was held to determine the five men's golfers who will compete in the upcoming Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational.
Mills led from start to finish with a 69 in the opening round held at the Austin Country Club, his only round above 72 was a 73 on Day 3 at the UT Golf Club after shooting rounds of 68 and 69 on Days 1 and 2, respectively.
Keenan was in contention to knock-off Mills, but his opening round 71 put him behind two strokes after day one and he was never able tie his fellow countryman, coming within one stroke after recording a 72 on Day 3 and closing the gap. He would go on to shoot back-to-back 72s on the final two days to finish behind three strokes.