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Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel will host dozens of college golfers this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Men's Golf Championship. Visit Hamilton County estimates the event will have a $150,000 economic impact. May 1, 2014
CARMEL, Ind. - Men's golf teams from nine Midwestern universities, including Ball State University, will compete for the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Men's Golf Championship, beginning Friday, May 2, at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana.
Play begins Friday at 8:30 a.m. with 36 holes of golf. The teams will play 18 holes on both Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 7:50 a.m. each day. The winning team after four rounds of golf automatically gets a spot in the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Regional Championships.
Admission to the golf club is free to spectators all three days of the tournament. Spectator carts are available for a fee.
MAC Men's Golf Championship
Prairie View Golf Club
7000 Longest Drive
Carmel, IN 46033
Men's Golf teams from Kent State University, Toledo University, Ball State University, Akron University, Bowling Green University, Ohio University, Eastern Michigan University, Miami University (Ohio), and Northern Illinois University.
-Taylor Pendrith from Kent State University is currently ranked number 33 in the NCAA Men’s Collegiate Individual rankings.
-Kent State University is ranked number 33 as a team in NCAA rankings, almost 100 spots higher than any other school in the MAC tournament. Ball State University is ranked number 130 and Akron is ranked number 136.
-Live scoring for the tournament will be provided by BirdieFire.
Source: Hamilton County Sports Authority