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Duke Releases 2017-2018 Schedule
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/01/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke men’s golf head coach Jamie Green has released the 2017-2018 schedule, highlighted by returns to Alpharetta, Greensboro and Los Cabos, Mexico.

The Blue Devils will open up the fall with a new alumni event called the Blue Devil Cup, featuring participation from team members and coaches. The event is set for September 8-9 at the Duke University Club.

Official competition for the program begins the following weekend (September 16-17) as they host the eighth annual Rod Myers Invitational. Duke finished last year’s event tied for 5th with an 866.

The Nike Collegiate Invitational will take place on October 1-3 in Portland, Oregon, held at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. The Blue Devils competed in last year’s Nike Collegiate Invitational that was played at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas where they finished 11th.

Following their trip to the northwest, the team will head south later in the month to Alpharetta, Georgia where they will take part in the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate. The three-day tournament, slated for October 20-21, will be played at the Lakeside Course. Last year’s participation in the tournament resulted in a seventh place finish as the team recorded an 860.

The East Course in Greensboro, North Carolina will play host to the Grandover Collegiate from October 30-31. Last year’s lineup in Greensboro recorded a tournament victory after carding an 834.

The spring schedule will open up with just one event in February, when the Blue Devils journey to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for a two-day Sea Best Invitational on the 5th and 6th.

The team’s next action will be south of the border as they head to Los Cabos, Mexico on March 4-6 for their second consecutive entry into the Querencia Cabo Collegiate. Duke finished last year’s event tied for eighth with an 859.

The Blue Devils will return to Florida March 18-20 for the Valspar Collegiate Championship at the Floridian Golf Club in Palm City, Florida.

Duke will then travel to Illinois March 31-April 1 for the first time since last year’s national championship at Sugar Grove. They will be competing in the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate held at the Weibring Golf Club in Normal, Illinois.

The program’s last regular season action will come in the form of the Stitch Intercollegiate at MacGregor Downs event slated for April 13-15, held at the MacGregor Downs Country Club in Cary, North Carolina.

The ACC Championship returns to the Old North State Club in New London, North Carolina, and will play host to the conference tournament on April 20-22.

NCAA Regional and National Championship action will unfold the following month, with the former set for May 14-16 and the latter, May 25-30. Should the Blue Devils advance to the regional tournament, their geographical destination will be determined following the ACC Tournament. The National Championship will return to Stillwater, Oklahoma; the first time in seven years.