March 3, 2013
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss men's golf team continues its season when it travels to Lafayette, La., for the 28th annual Louisiana Classics, Monday-Tuesday and played at the par-72, 6,898-yard Oakbourne Country Club.
Of the 14 teams in the tournament, nine are ranked in Golfweek.com's current top 100, including No. 14 LSU, No. 20 Illinois, No. 23 Kent State, No. 34 Houston, No. 38 Tulsa, No. 54 South Alabama, No. 65 Memphis, No. 77 Louisiana Tech and No. 94 UT-San Antonio.
Joining Southern Miss are Kansas, host Louisiana-Lafayette, Southeastern Louisiana, Texas State.
Southern Miss is coming off an eighth-place finish at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate. Kevin Brady is leading the Golden Eagles with a stroke average of 73.40. Zach Estep is averaging 73.80 strokes per round and Casey Fernandez is averaging 74.20.
The tournament begins Monday at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. The teams will play 36 holes on Monday and 18 on Tuesday.
Fans can follow all the action live via GolfStat.com. Also, there will be a live feed of holes 9 and 18 with Louisiana-Lafayette providing commentary. Fans can watch at RaginCajuns.com.
Southern Miss Lineup
1. Zach Estep
2. Kevin Brady
3. Casey Fernandez
4. Jared Smith
5. Michael Perez
Individual - Trent Hillis