The third round of the Nike Collegiate Invitational at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Oregon was relatively uneventful for the Washington golf team. As a team, the Huskies gave three strokes back, dropping to a 3-over 287 that puts them in 11th for the tournament. But what happened off the course was, well — it was pretty darn cool. Notice the title sponsor: Nike. And who might be Nike’s most prized athlete in golf? Tiger Woods.
Woods dropped by the banquet on Monday night, evidently telling stories of his own college experiences when he was a student at Stanford.
— UW Men's Golf (@UW_MGolf) October 3, 2017
In his two years at Stanford, in 1995 and 1996, Woods was twice named an All-American, which predictably is just the beginning of his mountain of accolades. As a sophomore, he was named the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year and was the Pac-10 Player of the Year in both of his seasons.
His accomplishments post-Stanford are, of course, well-documented. There is certainly no shortage of topics for Woods to have shared with Washington on Monday night.
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