Cardinal Host NCAA Men's Golf West Regional
May 16, 2005
Stanford, Calif. - The 2005 NCAA Men's Golf West Regional will be held this week, Thursday through Saturday, May 19-21, at the par 70 (6,742 yards) Stanford Golf Course in Stanford, Calif. Stanford University will host the event.
The teams will play 18 holes each day for a total of 54. A daily team score is computed by totaling the lowest scores of four of the five members. The final team score is determined by totaling each daily score.
Tee times will begin at 7:12 a.m. from the first and 10th tees on Thursday. Friday's tee times begin at 7:12 a.m. on the 10th tee and at 7:30 a.m. on the first tee. Saturday's tee times begin at 7:12 a.m. from the first tee and 7:30 a.m. from the 10th.
Stanford is paired with Texas-Arlington and Colorado State to open play. They will begin teeing off from the first tee at 7:12 a.m. on Thursday. The Cardinal will tee off at 11:51 a.m. from the 10th tee on Friday.
Three regional tournaments, encompassing the current nine regions, will be conducted May 19-21. A total of 27 teams and six individuals not on selected teams were assigned to each regional site. Ten teams and two individuals not on advancing teams will move on from each regional to the championship finals.
Teams (seeded in the following order):1. UNLV2. New Mexico (Mountain West)3. Auburn4. Arizona State5. UCLA6. Arizona7. Brigham Young8. South Carolina9. Southern California10. Washington (Pac-10)11. LSU12. Pepperdine (West Coast)13. San Diego State14. UC Riverside (Big West)15. St. Mary's (California)16. Stanford17. Texas-Arlington (Southland)18. Colorado State19. Cal Poly20. Fresno State21. Oregon22. Denver23. South Alabama (Sun Belt)24. Illinois State (Missouri Valley)25. Samford (Ohio Valley)26. Princeton (Ivy)27. Central Connecticut State (Northeast)
Individuals:1. Jeff Hood, California2. Garrett Sapp, UC Irvine3. David Kim, San Jose State4. Kenny Ebalo, Southern Utah5. Danny Bowen, New Mexico State6. Tyler Goulding, Air Force
The Stanford men's golf team struggled on the final day of competition at the 2004 NCAA West Regional, shooting a 315 on the day, finishing 24th overall with a three-round score of 921 at Sunriver Resort's par-72, 7,597 yard Crosswater Club, in Sunriver, Ore. UCLA trailed New Mexico a majority of the day before pulling out a one-stroke victory. The Bruins finished at 1-over (865) after a final round team-score of 294, tying Pepperdine for the low score of the day.
Live scoring will be available throughout the tournament at www.golfstat.com.
The championships will be conducted June 1-4 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland. Loyola College (Maryland) is the host institution for this year's championships.