On April 11-13 top men’s collegiate golf teams will vie for the coveted championship trophy at the 70th annual Transamerica-World Financial Group (WFG) Western Intercollegiate Golf Championship. Held at the nationally-ranked Pasatiempo Golf Club (Santa Cruz, CA), this popular collegiate golf tournament is hosted by San Jose State University (SJSU) Spartan Men’s Golf.
Once again, the award-winning Pasatiempo Golf Club (best-known for its magnificent Alister MacKenzie design) serves as the perfect venue for the Western Intercollegiate, one of the longest-running men’s golf championships in the U.S.
According to Tournament Director John Kennaday, SJSU men’s golf coach, 14 teams will compete this year, with seven currently ranked in the top-30 nationally (GolfStat-Mar 16). The 2016 field includes Southern California, (#1), Arizona State (#6), Stanford (#9), California (#16), San Diego State (#24), Washington (#28), Oregon (#30), as well as UCLA, Pepperdine, UTEP, Hawaii, Arizona, UC Irvine, and host team San Jose State University.