INDIANAPOLIS, May 17, 2017 — The NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee announced today the 156 participants that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships.
The top five teams and the top individual not on those teams from each of the six regional sites – Austin, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; College Grove, Tennessee; Sammamish, Washington; Stanford, California and West Lafayette, Indiana have advanced to compete at the finals which will be held May 26-31 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. The championships are being hosted by Northern Illinois University.
The teams and individuals advancing to the 2017 championships finals are listed below.
|University of Texas Golf Club – Austin, Texas|
|Hosted by University of Texas at Austin|
|Arizona State||Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest|
|University Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Hosted by Louisiana State University|
|Duke||Mason Overstreet, Arkansas|
|The Grove – College Grove, Tennessee|
|Hosted by Middle Tennessee State University|
|University of Central Florida||Cam Norman, Troy|
|Aldarra Golf Club – Sammamish, Washington|
|Hosted by University of Washington|
|Alabama||Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M|
|Stanford Golf Course – Stanford, California|
|Hosted by Stanford University|
|Baylor||Travis Trace, North Florida|
|Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, Kampen Course –
West Lafayette, Indiana
|Hosted by Purdue University|
|Auburn||Trent Wallace, Illinois State|
Finals play consists of three days of stroke play on Friday, May 26 thru Sunday, May 28 (54 holes), after which the top 15 teams and nine individuals not on an advancing team will be determined. That is followed by a final day of 18 holes of stroke play on Monday, May 29 to determine the top eight teams that will advance to match play as well as the 72-hole individual champion. The team national champion will be determined by a match-play format that will consist of quarterfinals and semifinals conducted on Tuesday, May 30, followed by finals on Wednesday, May 31.
Live results from the championships can be found online at www.ncaa.com.
The 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships were held at Eugene Country Club, with the University of Oregon serving as host. Oregon won the team title, defeating top-seeded Texas, 3-2 in the final round of match play competition. Oregon’s Aaron Wise claimed the individual title with a four-day total of 275, which was five-under par. It was the first time since Ohio State in 1945 that the same school won both the team and individual titles on its home course.
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