KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The Coker College men’s golf team will open its 2010-11 campaign by traveling to the Kiawah Island Invitational on Monday, Sept. 6 and Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The seventh annual, two-day Kiawah Island Invitational will be contested at the 6,875 yard, par 72 Cougar Point Golf Course. Designed by Gary Player, the course was rated at "4.5 stars" by Golf Digest.

The tournament will be a two-round, 36-hole event (18 each day). Action is slated to get underway at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 6.

USC Aiken has won the event three times before (2004, 2005 and 2008). Georgia College & State finished as team champions of the 2009 Kiawah Island Invitational with a total two-day team score of 571.

Coker’s highest finish ever at the Kiawah Island Invitational came in 2008 when the Cobras finished second and Chris Marsh set a course record, shooting a eight under 64.

The 2010 Kiawah Island Invitational will feature 21 teams in total with eight Peach Belt Conference schools involved.

2010 Kiawah Island Invitational Participants
USC Aiken
Mount Olive
Belmont Abbey
North Georgia
Georgia College & State
Clayton State
Virginia Intermont
Armstrong Atlantic State
USC Beaufort
Georgia Southwestern
St. Andrews Presbyterian