WAIKOLA, HI (February 2, 2017) -- Seven of the top-25 teams in the final fall Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll are in the field this week at The Amer Ari Invitational being hosted by Waikoloa Kings' Course. Of the seven ranked teams in the field the highest is No. 4 Oklahoma State being led by junior Sam Stevens.
The remainder of the ranked teams in the field include No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 USC, No. 8 Auburn, No. 11 Texas, No. 17 Texas Tech and No. 22 Oregon.
Oregon is already playing in their second event of the spring season and they come in flying high following a win last week at the Arizona Intercollegiate. The event also saw Ducks redshirt senior Wyndham Clark pick up his first win since joining the program last fall.
Along with Clark a number of the best players in the country will be making there way around the par-72 7,074 yard Waikoloa Kings' Course. Some the headliners include Will Long (Auburn), Maverick McNealy (Stanford), Sean Crocker (USC), Doug Ghim (Texas), Gavin Hall (Texas), Brandon Wu (Stanford), Viraat Badhwar (Stanford), Franklin Huang (Stanford), Zach Bauchou (Oklahoma State) and Viktor Hovland (Oklahoma State).
The reminder of the 21 team field is rounded out by Georgia Tech, Colorado, UCLA, Oregon State, San Jose State, Hawaii-Hilo, Arizona State, St. Mary's, TCU, Pacific, Osaka Gakuin University, Chico State, UC Davis and Hawaii.