Trinity Forest Invitational
Trinity Forest Golf Club | Dallas
The North Texas men's golf team returns to action after opening the season earlier this month in San Antonio with a ninth-place finish. UNT competed in the inaugural Trinity Forest Invitational last year and finished sixth, and the Mean Green will look to improve upon that this year.
The Trinity Forest Golf Club is a 7,302-yard, par-71 course and is the new host of the AT&T Byron Nelson. The three-day tournament begins Sunday, with teams teeing off at 8 a.m.
There are 13 teams participating in the tournament: SMU, Abilene Christian, Ball State, Baylor, College of Charleston, Oral Roberts, Rice, Sam Houston State, UT San Antonio, Florida, Little Rock, New Mexico and UNT.
Competing for the Mean Green will be Thomas Rosenmueller
, Lenny Bergsson
, Viktor Forslund
, Jordan Sanders
and Henri Renouard
. Alec Wilson
and Vitek Novak
will compete as individuals. Wilson, who redshirted as a freshman last year, will make his collegiate debut.
Live results will be posted on GolfStat.com
. Full recaps from each day of competition will be posted on MeanGreenSports.com at the end of each round.
LAST TIME OUT:
North Texas finished ninth out of 15 teams at the UTSA Lone Star Invitational on Sept. 10-11 in San Antonio. The tournament was shortened to two rounds due to inclement weather. Thomas Rosenmueller
finished tied for eighth place, while Viktor Forslund
tied for 10th. Jordan Sanders
, competing as an individual, finished tied for 20th.
The Mean Green feature six international players this year, and a seventh in freshman JP Lavalle
, who was born in Mexico City but went to high school in The Woodlands, near Houston. Lenny Bergsson
(Iceland), Viktor Forslund
(Sweden), Vitek Novak
(Czech Republic), Henri Renouard
(France), Thomas Rosenmueller
(Germany) and Kristof Ulenaers
(Belgium) round out the international players.
"The team has played well this week in qualifying, so I know the guys are confident going into the Trinity Forest. I would love to see the Mean Green fans come out and support the guys at Trinity Forest Sunday through Tuesday this week."
North Texas will host their inaugural tournament at Maridoe Golf Club, the Mean Green's home course in Carrollton. The tournament will be three rounds and run Oct. 6-8.
HOME SWEET MARIDOE:
North Texas enjoys its home course -- the Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton. The course opened to members in July 2017 and gives the Mean Green a state-of-the-art home course with world-class facilities, including a fully-dedicated practice facility, complete with a two-ended driving range to account for many varying wind conditions, a sprawling three-acre short game retreat and indoor facilities with state-of-the-art hitting bays that provide tools the program has not yet had at its disposal.