Arizona, Arizona State males’s golf groups to sq. off in spring-opener Copper Cup

Arizona, Arizona State men’s golf teams to square off in spring-opener Copper Cup

Adam Woodard
 |  Golfweek

Who doesn’t love a superb pleasant, aggressive rivalry?

The boys’s golf groups at Arizona and Arizona State will compete within the Copper Cup, a two-day, four-round match, at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Membership in Maricopa, Jan. 17-18, 2021.

The format is straightforward. On the primary day, groups will play 4 four-ball matches within the morning, adopted by eight singles matches within the afternoon. On day two, groups play 4 foursomes matches and eight extra singles

The groups will play 4 four-ball matches on Jan. 17 within the morning, adopted by eight single matches within the afternoon. On Jan. 18, groups will play 4 foursomes matches within the morning with eight extra singles matches to complete. It’s one level per-match, with ties equaling a half-point. Twenty-four factors whole, that means 12.5 is the fortunate quantity to win.

“The Copper Cup would be the first school golf event of the spring and an effective way to have fun the Territorial Cup rivalry and the very excessive stage of faculty golf present in Arizona,” Solar Devils head coach Matt Thurmond stated through a launch. “I’m grateful for Ak-Chin Southern Dunes and the 2 athletics departments which have labored collectively to assist this concept and make it occur. Some nice golf and and camaraderie could be anticipated.”

“Our workforce couldn’t be extra excited for the chance to open up the season in Arizona taking part in our rivals in a really recognizable Ryder Cup fashion format,” Arizona head coach Jim Anderson stated. “The pandemic has challenged us all in some ways, and I imagine The Copper Cup is a present coming from the resiliency and persistence our groups face throughout the challenges.

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