Pac-10 Men's Golf to Tee-Off Regional Competition
May 13, 2009
Men's golf regional action kicks off Thursday with nine Pac-10 teams competing for bids to the 2009 NCAA Championship held in Toledo, Ohio.
Stanford, USC and Washington were all awarded No. 1 seeds by the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Committee for the 2009 NCAA Men's Golf Regionals, held May 14-16.
Washington was awarded the automatic Conference bid after handily winning the 2009 Pac-10 Men's Golf Championship and will headline the Western Kentucky Regional held at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Ky. Also competing with the Huskies will be the fourth-seeded UCLA Bruins.
Stanford was awarded the No. 1 seed in the Texas Regional, held at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas. Joining Stanford in Texas will be the sixth-seeded California Golden Bears.
Also receiving a No. 1 seed, USC will compete in the University of San Francisco Regional held at the Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, Calif. In addition to USC, Arizona State received the third seed, Oregon received the sixth seed and Oregon State was named the 11th seed in the regional. Washington State's Kevin Tucker will compete as an individual.
The Arizona Wildcats were named a sixth seed in the Central Florida Regional held at the Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla.
A total of six 54-hole regional tournaments will be conducted with the low five teams and the low individual, not on one of those five teams, advancing to the finals.
Live scoring will be provided by www.golfstat.com. Check in with the Pac-10 website for daily updates on the Conference in regional competition.
The 2009 NCAA Men's Golf Championship will be held at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio on May 26-30 and hosted by the University of Toledo.