Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 14, 2012
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Feb. 14, 2012

TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona Wildcat men's golf team heads to Hawaii this week to compete in the 36th John A. Burns Intercollegiate, a three-day, eighteen-team event.

The tournament, hosted by Hawai'i, will be held at the Turtle Bay Resort: Arnold Palmer Golf Course, O'ahu, a par-72, 7,218-yard course. The 54 holes will be spread across three days, with a shotgun start of 8 a.m. (HST) Feb. 15, 16 and 17.

Last year at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate, the Wildcats finished in sixth place (286/-2).

The eighteen-team field includes Arizona, Brigham Young, BYU-Hawaii, California, Colorado State, Denver, Duke, Fresno State, Hawaii, UH-Hilo, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, SMU, Texas A&M, UNLV, Utah, and UTEP.

Arizona's lineup includes juniors Juan Pablo Hernandez and Trent Redfern, sophomores Chris Capo and Erik Oja, and freshmen Tucker Wadkins and Brenden Redfern.

Two weeks ago, the Wildcats took home a victory at the Arizona Intercollegiate, shooting 835 (-17) and topping second-place California by one stroke. Individually, junior Juan Pablo Hernandez finished in second place (206/-7), and freshman Tucker Wadkins finished in a tie for third (208/-5).

For complete results from the event and continued coverage of Arizona Wildcat men's golf, visit

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