AMES, Iowa- The Iowa State men's golf team kickstarts its 2008-09 season by traveling to the Gopher Invitational this weekend (Sept. 12-14)*at the Spring Hill Golf Club (7,020, par-72) in Minneapolis, Minn. The Cyclones will be among 12 teams competing in the tournament (Arkansas, Iowa, LSU, Marquette, Pepperdine, Minnesota, SMU, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Yale). Competitors will play 18 holes each day. ISU head coach Jay Horton will bring five golfers on the trip. Veterans Ben Herrera (junior) Adam Seitz (sophomore) and Ross Menke (junior) are all slated to compete. A pair of freshmen (Thomas Lathrop and Michael Wuertz) will make their Cyclone debut this weekend.

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